Bernie Sanders on Debt Limit: GOP is Blackmailing the American People

Bernie Sanders, one of the most reasonable people in Congress, went on MSNBC yesterday to discuss the debt limit and the real human cost if the GOP gets its way and decapitates Medicare. Concise and effective as usual, he broke down how the GOP is 'blackmailing' the American people by refusing to tax the wealthy towards deficit reduction. 'They believe that... the only people who sacrifice are the middle class and working families.... I think that's pretty crazy,' he said. We couldn't have put it better. Watch, via Frequency:

 

AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at May 12, 2011, 7:14am

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