Daily Archives: August 2, 2011

Quote of the Day: “An endgame to a thirty years’ fiscal war in American politics”

Obama statement earlier today

Andrew Sullivan takes a much more sanguine view of the debt ceiling settlement, seeing it as a game changer in which Obama has the longterm advantage.

Maybe. But the human cost has been and will continue to be immense. It never had to be. Meanwhile, the incidence of political thuggery on the right has barreled headlong into uncharted territory.