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  •  Why S&P changed their tune on debt reduction (1+ / 0-)
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    Congress linking it to the ceiling.

    Ezra Klein

    •  yup...they now believe that due (0+ / 0-)

      to political dynamics, we can't be relied on to actually raise the ceiling and make deals.   This is showing that politics is overcoming rational decision making and they are using it against us.

      Then again, they blew in a few years ago, so they don't have a ton of credibility.

      "But once John Boehner is sworn in as Speaker, then he’s going to have responsibilities to govern. You can’t just stand on the sidelines and be a bomb thrower." - President Obama, 12-07-2010

      by justmy2 on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 01:04:20 PM PDT

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