Again: If Republicans want to threaten to destroy the economy to get their way, it's their problem.
The organization's Second Amendment alarmism, extreme views on sensible gun regulation, and outright dishonesty render it less and less credible.
Perhaps some moderate Republicans can be induced to resist the increasing southernization of the GOP.
All Jay Carney did today was refuse to take a position on whether such an option is even legal or viable.
Republicans are painstakingly defining the debt ceiling hike as a concession they will be making to Obama, rather than as something that must be done to protect the country from financial disaster. And news orgs are playing along.
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The "mint the coin" campaign is greeted with derision, even as the GOP's threat to blow up the economy is greeted with yawns.