Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Here's something you need to understand about the shut down and the threat of default. Right now the image the Republicans are trying to project is that they have a gun to the head of the U.S. economy and they are going to pull the trigger and kill the hostage on a set date if their demands aren't met. They want you to believe they are in control. This is inaccurate.
Taking hostages and engaging in extortion is bad enough, but the Republican Party is engaged in a game of Republican Roulette.
The reality is that there are too many variables for the Republicans to know exactly when disaster will overtake the economy. The real scenario that Americans need to understand is that the Republican Party is playing Russian Roulette with the U.S. economy.
The Republicans don't actually know precisely when they might trigger a second Great Depression. Click. Every day they play out this manufactured crisis there is a chance disaster could overtake us. Click. There are always unintended consequences, but the Republicans continue to string the crisis out. Click.
Click . . .