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Koch Brothers Warn GOP to Back Away from Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship

Kochs may fear that the Tea Party's debt ceiling hostage-taking will foil budget strategy.

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As unpleasant as this scheming is to follow, remember that lulling the public into “wake me when this is over” works to the plutocrats’ advantage. So don’t change the dial when the austerity debate comes on.

 

Yves Smith is the founder of Naked Capitalism and the author of "ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism."