“I think some of our members may have thought the default issue was a hostage you might take a chance at shooting. Most of us didn’t think that. What we did learn is this — it’s a hostage that’s worth ransoming. And it focuses the Congress on something that must be done.”
— Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), quoted by the Washington Post,
A hostage, our economy, is not worth the ransom unless you’re willing to shoot it. The GOP/Tea Klan had their fingers on the trigger.
I am going to walk over and personally punch in the face the next person who accuses the GOP or the Tea Party of terrorism. You should be ashamed.