I really believe that President Obama is looking at the bigger picture and wants a big bargain but he has to finally admit to himself that he is not even close to dealing with what he was used to in Chicago. The tea party is so far right that they inhabit another plane of existence. The President needs to take an extraordinary measure at this time because he is dealing with an extraordinary situation, a congress that cannot fulfill their obligation to finance our country. The debt ceiling was put in place in 1917, it can be taken away in the future. I am sure that the idea is now ingrained in many professional politicians because it has become a toxic instrument and used carelessly by fanatics, the tea party. This has gotten very ridiculous and I fully blame the GOP and the tea party.
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