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Shouldn't we expect more than misdirected effort?

The president basically admits this has all been a waste of time.

In politics, when the facts are bad enough, you don’t have to embellish your opponent’s problems.

The president can't blame his dilemma on Republicans.

The self-proclaimed party of fiscal responsibility plans to demand the debt ceiling not be raised unless the federal government spends an additional $8 billion.

The environmental movement needs to move on.