ComPost: debt ceiling


Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 10/15/2013

From the debt ceiling and the shutdown to Superman and Pacific Rim, our apocalypse problem

I feel fine.

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:47 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apocalypse, debt ceiling

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Other very plausible and serious solutions to the debt ceiling crisis

These are worse than the platinum coin, but only a little.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:19 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, platinum coin

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Mitt Romney’s Christmas Tree politics on the debt deal

Too far left! Too far right!

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney, GOP 2012, debt ceiling

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011

God vs. the approval rating and the debt-ceiling debate

Maybe we should rethink our approach.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Divine, approval ratings, debt ceiling

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Apocalypse politics — Obama, the debt ceiling, and the hourglass

Is there a snooze button for this thing?

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apocalypse, debt ceiling

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011

For Shark Week, raise the debt ceiling

Do it for the sharks.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Shark Week, forlorn hope, debt ceiling

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 07/27/2011

The GOP’s debt ceiling movie night — The Town? Really?

Really? The Town? Really?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:19 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, really?, Boehner, The Town

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 07/26/2011

What the end of the NFL lockout can teach us about the debt ceiling

And here’s the kicker.

By Alexandra Petri  |  10:45 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, debt ceiling

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 07/14/2011

The worst thing that can happen if we don’t raise the debt ceiling

Maybe we haven’t been alarmist enough!

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:53 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, worst-case scenario

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Obama, ‘professional politicians’ and the boring debt ceiling

I’m glad I don’t have to care about these things.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:50 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  professional politicians, Obama, debt ceiling