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O’Donnell & Harris-Perry: Debt Ceiling Vote Held Hostage

I know we avoided a government shutdown last week and that is an old news issue… But, I ran across this clip that I was meaning to share last week and I felt it was still relevant. Listen to Harris-Perry and her critique of the Republican treatment of Macro and Micro economics. This is the type of counter narrative that I have been arguing NEEDS to be made, by Democrats, in the face of the continuous and dishonest budget and deficit framing done by the Republicans.
The bottom-line: You cannot treat the government’s wallet like your household wallet. The two are not the same and macroeconomics doesn’t work that way…

msnbc video: Debt ceiling vote held hostage?.