Outside the Box: An absurd issue needs an absurd solution: Let’s mint a bazillion-dollar coin to end forever the Republicans’ farcical political theater over the debt ceiling


Key House Republicans want to slash Medicare and Social Security so badly that they’re willing to risk a global financial crisis over it.

Their weapon? The debt ceiling, an arbitrary, purely political limit on federal borrowing that bears no meaningful relationship to the health of the economy. It’s a farcical problem—and demands an equally farcical solution.


This article was originally published by Marketwatch.com. Read the original article here.

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