Save Us From the Debt Limit Crisis

Pelle Lowe

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In an act of legislative negligence, the 117th Congress didn’t raise the debt ceiling when the Democrats controlled the House and Senate.

If they had done their duty, Republican extremists wouldn’t be able to use the debt ceiling threat to force negotiations with what economist Paul Krugman calls “…economic terrorists… A party that barely holds one house of Congress shouldn’t get to impose deeply unpopular policies on the nation as a whole.”