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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Victory Lap*

Oh, put a sock in it.

Jonathan Chait says it's all over.

A)  Called it!

B)  Bob Costas said the House GOP saw the Cruz/Palin shenanigans over the weekend as proof they were winning; so

and later that same day:

C) But the best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley because now:

What a difference three days makes.

And did I mention I totally called it?

*Gotta take what you get


Blogger The Thought Criminal said...

Yes, very good. As of getting up this morning I was sure they were going to default, and I'm not yet convinced they aren't going to in the end.

If I lived on Taiwan I'd be very nervous because as soon as the Chinese Banksters In Chief figure that the paper they hold on the U.S. is worth less than Taiwan......

12:02 PM  

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