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Our Reaction to the Debt Ceiling Debate

The recent debt limit “debate” and resulting “deal” (whose text can be found at http://rules.house.gov/Media/file/XML_112_1/WD/DEBT_016.XML) once again showed how deeply dysfunctional our two-party system has become. The “debate” was really just a series of tone-deaf pontifications in which each side lectured the other and the American people on the virtues of “drawing lines” and “standing firm” based on its respective ideological dogma while the country teetered on the brink of default and economic collapse.… Read more ...