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Destroying The Village Just Because

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The fact that we're actually recovering from an economic crisis gives the lie to the whole debt limit hostage-taking project. It's not about rescuing the economy from policies that are inhibiting growth right now. It's about a nihilistic willingness to destroy actual growth in order to make progress on longer-term ideological goals.