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  •  Good as far as it goes (7+ / 0-)

    But consider this logic for a Tea Brain:

    1) Vote for the Boehner plan, and you are excoriated by Grover Norquist and the Club for Greed and so on for raising the debt ceiling. Get primaried from the right - oh, the irony.

    2) Vote against the Boehner plan, the Reid plan passes, effectively the results are the same wrt spending cuts, but you don't get primaried.

    If you think they want to reduce the deficit, they vote for. If they want to get re-elected, they vote against.

    I'm betting on against.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 09:01:57 AM PDT

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