No, I am not suggesting that John Boehner and a group of Republicans switch parties, or even become Independents. That is not likely to happen. But, the collapse of "Plan B" provides an opportunity to make the House of Representatives functional again.
The voters have asked President Obama and his fellow Democrats not to "shirk a fight" over economic issues. We look forward to seeing the democratic process unfold over the coming weeks, months and years, as a much-needed fight against economic injustice is played out in the public arena.