Boehner Calls Obama’s Cynical Bluff

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President Obama’s speech tonight on the debt ceiling debate was not an attempt to bridge the gap between his position and that of his congressional opponents. By repeating the rhetoric he has been using all through this debate by attempting to demonize Republicans, it was clear his goal was not to make a deal but to exacerbate a situation he has already described as a crisis.

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  • So how is Boehner working to bridge the gap. Or did he just walk out crying?

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