Originally Posted by mlyonsd
The crisis here is manufactured by Obama himself.
Republicans gave in on taxes. Now it's his turn to address the debt, which is the real problem facing us. All he'd have to do now is throw out a number republicans can agree with.
The man is so derelict in his duties it's scary.
yep, i agree with all you say except for the notion that budget/deficit/debt issues should be addressed by ****ing up the debt ceiling and by most accounts ****ing up the economy...
as i inartfully tried to say, there are other legitimate events the pubs can use to force negotiations on cuts, why **** with the full faith and credit of the u.s.?
and it's not like it's going to be a long time before the sequester deadline and the continuing resolution will be upon us...