Fiscal Disaster at the Gates?
Some Say Yes, Some Say No.
Open the Gates to Find Out?
The world is spinning rapidly, and it cannot be stopped to let anyone off.
We wrote about the national fiscal crisis last Friday and Tuesday. Since then, the President addressed the nation, the leaders of Congress came to the White House, and the parties have negotiated.
At this point, it appears that Mr. Bush’s problems come more from his own party members in the House than from Democrats in either chamber. Candidate McCain could help if he brings about a resolution of the controversy, but should he gain political advantage from getting people in his own party to do what they should have done in the first place?
At this time, the issue is unresolved, but agreement may come in time for tonight's debate, over the weekend, next week, or not at all. People may be waiting to see if the Dow breaks 10,000 on the way down.