Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Just hang tough?
Also, he says he won't negotiate spending cuts while being "blackmailed."
It's beginning to look a lot like a game of chicken, and the problem with playing chicken is that the wackos tend to win. In case you hadn't noticed, there is no shortage of wackos in the House of Representatives.
It is nice to see Obama showing strength, and, at long last, refraining from negotiating with himself. Tea Party types like Ted Cruz are not responding to pressure from the business community, but I suppose there still is hope. After all, Congress remains something of a millionaire's club, and the members' own portfolios would be battered by the market chaos that is likely to follow a default. Maybe Obama can pull this one off.