Cleaver: "A sugar-coated Satan sandwich" (The debt deal)
Pelosi: "We're trying to save life on this planet as we know it today" (The debt deal)
Sharpton: "The monster is alive" (The Tea Party)
These are the voices of panic, not of reason.
Toby Young at The Telegraph:The real story of the US debt deal is not the triumph of the Tea Party but the death of the Socialist Left.
"(A) tectonic political shift (has) taken place, not just in America but across Europe. The majority of citizens in nearly all the world’s most developed countries simply aren’t prepared to tolerate the degree of borrowing required to sustain generous welfare programmes any longer".Personal confession: In Grade 3 I had my mouth washed with soap for saying "damn" in the classroom.