For the GOP the Best Feature of the Boehner Debt Plan is Calling The President’s Bluff

By: Tuesday July 26, 2011 10:35 am

It’s telling that a key selling point being used by Eric Cantor to get his caucus behind John Boehner’s debt ceiling bill, is that such a move would call President Obama bluff on his threat to veto any short term increases. From Politico: “The debt limit vote sucks,” he said, according to an attendee of [...]

Calling Obama’s Bluff

By: Thursday July 14, 2011 7:20 am

Last night the Republicans offered to do a short term increase of the debt ceiling to prevent default and President Obama angrily dismissed it, according to the Huffington Post: At issue was Cantor’s repeated push to do a short-term resolution and Obama’s insistence that he would not accept one. “Eric, don’t call my bluff. I’m [...]

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