Unstable, Petty and Dangerous
Republicans are openly identifying as the party of economic instability, danger and pettiness.
It used to be that politicians would run from the brand of economic instability; but no more.
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House Republican Budget Chair Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) said that his party’s tactic of using the debt ceiling as a bargaining chip could not only turn dangerous, but it has to turn dangerous.
@andrewrsorkin: “The question that I’d ask you is whether you think this debt ceiling is going to be used as a bargaining chip in a way that could turn dangerous?”
House GOP Budget Chair @RepArrington: “I believe it will and I believe it has to.”
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