B-Daddy on the debt-ceiling and the shift in emphasis in pension reform.
I think that we should take a moment to bask in the media blame of the tea party for this crisis. Two years ago, their seemed to be a consensus of Keynesian business as usual, just pile on more debt and spending to get out of the recession. In just two years our movement has completely changed the nature of the dialog about government. The size of spending cuts, not the amount of government growth are now the topic of debate. Reforming government pensions is on the table from sea to shining sea.
He's right, of course. Without the tea party, more listless, slow simmering instead of the jolt of reality that shook up the status quo as well as the establishment. Read more at The Liberator Today.