Saturday, October 05, 2013

Dennis Ross Says Shutdown About Republican Pride

Florida GOP Rep. Dennis Ross speaks truth to The New York Times about how foolish the government shutdown is for Republicans.

“Republicans have to realize how many significant gains we’ve made over the last three years, and we have, not only in cutting spending but in really turning the tide on other things,” he said. “We can’t lose all that when there’s no connection now between the shutdown and the funding of Obamacare.”

“I think now it’s a lot about pride,” he said.

The deficit has gone down under President Barack Obama. Economists have warned that the deficit had gone down too fast and has hurt GDP growth. Republicans have inaccurately predicted austerity policies would boost the economy. The slow recover has proven Republicans to be wrong.


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At October 06, 2013 12:35 AM , Blogger labman57 said...

Congressional Republicans won't be satisfied until they have promoted and embraced each of the Seven Deadly Sins.

Greed, Wrath, Sloth, Pride ... what's next?

At October 11, 2013 2:15 PM , Blogger Michael Hussey said...

Sadly, stupidity isn't one of the seven deadly sins.


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