Wall Street and the Chamber of Commerce bought this Congress. Fear and delusional beliefs ignited fervor, Wall Street money sustained it, and it worked -- to win. Governing has been a very different story.
It's ironic that PJ Crowley went to MIT to talk about the power of new media on foreign policy issues only to find that a blog posting of his remarks ended his career as America's top foreign policy spokesman.
How lunatic-fringe do the House Republicans have to be before President Obama starts calling them out? These cuts have nothing to do with reasonable fiscal policy -- they are pure ideological retribution against government.