Saturday, May 04, 2013


Eric Cantor, The Sequester, and the Death of the Grand Bargain

"The Obama-Boehner Grand Bargain proposal was not necessarily an ideal compromise (plenty of people on both the right and the left disliked it), but at least it would have given us a single, comprehensive solution to our fiscal issues rather than the serial brinksmanship and dysfunction that we have now. And according to Cantor, he was the main force in Washington that prevented that 2011 deal from happening."

The rest of the New Yorker comment here.

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