"Abject Surrender" (Again)

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Progressives are blasting the proposed debt deal as "a Satan sandwich."  Paul Krugman goes further, calling it "raw extortion" and "a catastrophe on multiple levels."

"What Republicans have just gotten away with calls our whole system of government into question. After all, how can American democracy work if whichever party is most prepared to be ruthless, to threaten the nation’s economic security, gets to dictate policy? And the answer is, maybe it can’t."

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