The Top 5 at 7:45 is looking at the qualifications to be a politician after the federal government officially shutdown today..  The Top 5 at 7:45 airs weekday mornings with Jay Caldwell on WJON.

5) Desire for Power
4) Disregard for tax payers
3) ability to twist the truth
2) general stubbornness
1) unwilling to work with others