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Harry Reid: Republicans Are Already "Digging the Trenches" on Debt-Ceiling Debate

changa Wrote: May 18, 2012 3:38 PM
Let's examine the facts: in the last 12 years we've cut taxes every year, and also cut spending drastically (except war spending of course). So when you accuse Reid of not being the one willing to meet in the middle, you have to remember that even Reagan was to the far left of this "middle" of yours.

Does this man just live in la-la-land or what?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday blasted House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for threatening not to raise the debt ceiling next year unless greater spending cuts are enacted.

“The brinksmanship we are seeing from Republicans today reminds us of days prior,” he told reporters. “Instead of meeting us in the middle on the problems facing the country, Republicans are already digging these trenches that they are in and saying they are not going to move.”

Reid said that Boehner risks turning the GOP into...