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August 11, 2011

Nancy Pelosi's Super Committee Picks Are Totally Open To Compromise

Compromise, like yardwork, is best done by others, and observed from a remote distance.

Here's one guy, Chris VanHollen, for instance:

Tonight’s vote was a political stunt. Republicans are demagoguing the debt ceiling increase for political gain, but their own budget would add $8.8 trillion to the debt over the next decade. By threatening to default, they are simply holding jobs and the economy hostage in order to pass their extreme budget that dismantles the Medicare guarantee. Indeed Republicans have now embraced the argument that they will pay China and foreign creditors, but not cover Medicare and Social Security. Republicans have doubled down on their plan to end the Medicare guarantee, and it is amazing what they will do to impose what Newt Gingrich rightly described as 'right wing social engineering.’

You can almost taste the bipartisan spirit.

Obama meanwhile speaks about undefined persons needing to put country ahead of party.

No mention of Van Hollen. Oddly enough it only seems to be one party which needs to put country above party, while the other party is free to put socialist ideology above all else.



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