czetie: Does it bollocks.It demonstrates a willingness on the part of just enough of the Republican majority in the House to defy the crazies and their bullying tactics and threats of primary challenges because they saw what happened to their approval ratings last time they let them steer the ship onto the rocks. (It's no coincidence that Democrats swept Virginia state elections in the wake of that.)This is why political pundits, broadly speaking, are such a completely useless class of human beings. They love their "narratives", and facts be damned.
FlashHarry: let's just see how many tea party primary challengers use the debt ceiling vote to go after incumbents.
Zeb Hesselgresser: November 2014. Let nothing interfere.[www.calvarygs.org image 600x518]
SilentStrider: Unicorns, werewolves, mature tea partiers. What do these have in common?
Yakk: Is this article from some other alternate reality? GOP leadership and moderates saved the bill, the Tea Party is still a financial doomsday cult.
lj1330: I've said it before, and I'll say it again: The tea party will cease to be after Obama is no longer in the White House.
Duke Phillips' Singing Bears: I'll tell you what I'd tell my cousin: doing the bare minimum to keep yourself out of prison and your kids from simply starving doesn't erase 30 years of being an asshole. No, you don't get any credit for doing things normal people are expected to do.
EyeballKid: [www.quickmeme.com image 375x375]
HMS_Blinkin: lj1330: I've said it before, and I'll say it again: The tea party will cease to be after Obama is no longer in the White House.Not if Hillary gets elected in 2016.
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