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Friday, September 02, 2011

Supercommittee Cave-in

Timothy Birdnow

Richard Viguerie gets to the nub of the deficit-reduction supercommittee:

"The all-day Tuesday meeting — the first formal one among GOP supercommittee members — revolved around past deficit-reduction and ways to collaborate with the Democrats on the panel, according to a statement released by Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), cochairman of the committee.

And right there is the crux of the super committee’s problem.

The super committee was designed to make another Capitol Hill deal, not find and impose upon Congress a solution to the federal government’s spending, deficit and debt problem."

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Did anyone really believe this would be anything else? It was just a fancy way for the GOP to cave...

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