Monday, August 1, 2011

This Completely Pointless, Artificial Crisis is Over.

On to the next one.

Lesson learned: extortion works.


UPDATE:

"All the goddam deals to come!"

Keith Olbermann pulls no punches.

6 comments:

Grandmère Mimi said...

Right. Extortion works. What a sorry mess.

Robert said...

Intransigence pays off in any system based on compromise; you sit tight, everyone else goes on trying to compromise until you get what you want. The question now is, what will it do to the country's future?

Daniel Weir said...

What's the difference between a kidnapper and a member of the Tea Party?
You can negotiate with a kidnapper

Grandmère Mimi said...

Wonderfully wicked commentary, Daniel.

Counterlight said...

Reminds me of what a friend of mine said about Academia. "What's the difference between Academia and the Mafia? The Mafia pays better and it has a code of honor."

MarkBrunson said...

The first word to be taught, from now on, in history, English, and political science, should be:

DANEGELD