The debt ceiling debate continues to be one of the top political stories nationally – I recommend this Esquire article by Tom Junod one part of:
… after spending an entire day talking to Democrats and Republicans about the debt ceiling, I’d become convinced that they were never going to come to any kind of agreement because they were in fact talking about different things: They both agreed that the patient was sick, but the Democrats diagnosed diabetes, and the Republicans diagnosed cancer. The Democrats were saying that as long as the patient stayed on insulin — i.e., as long as the patient could issue new debt — he wouldn’t lose his toes, go blind, and succumb to impotence; the Republicans were saying that if they didn’t get in there and start cutting right away, he would die.
You of course are free to discuss something else related to the topic of politics either nationally, statewide or locally.
The usual rules apply … Happy Thursday … And our cartoon this week is a flash back to 1974 by the great political cartoonist, Herb Block.