Originally Posted by go bowe
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...
What other 'events' to force negotiation on cuts?
We were down this road last year. The president got his tax increases. Now it's his turn to show good faith.
The real answer is he doesn't want to cut anything of significance.