In which I speculate that Mitch McConnell is plotting a coup d'etat, and that President Obama has already begun defending against it.
President Obama obviously believes that he can blame the failure of his flawed American Jobs Act on Republican refusal to allow a vote on the bill. Today, that plan became inoperative, thanks to Sen. McConnell.
"Senate Democrats are now holding up compromise on the debt ceiling not over how much to raise it, and not over what or where to cut. They are holding up the debt ceiling simply because they will not agree to a Balanced Budget Amendment."