How are you supposed to negotiate with people who refuse to negotiate? It’s like Groundhog Day with the House Republicans.
Speaker John A. Boehner, the man who spent significant portions of the last Congress shuttling to and from the White House for fiscal talks with President Obama that ultimately failed twice to produce a grand bargain, has come around to the idea that the best negotiations are no negotiations. [...] While the frustrations of Congressional Democrats and Mr. Obama with Mr. Boehner are reaching a fever pitch, House Republicans could not be more pleased with their leader. — NYTimes
The sequester will be triggered before midnight tonight.
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