David Strom, policy fellow, had an opinion piece in the Star Tribune this weekend, ” Republicans Play Hardball Because They See the Light”.

Sadly, not even David Strom can make us smile. There is no humour here unless it is gallows humour. Please read the entire article (here are a few teasers.)

“The crisis is not that we are having a hard time lifting the debt ceiling. The crisis is that we have to raise it by $2.4 trillion just to pay our bills through 2012.”

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