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    An Establishment in Panic
    Economy; Posted on: 2011-07-09 11:47:33 [ Printer friendly / Instant flyer ]

    By Patrick J. Buchanan

    By refusing to accept tax increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans are behaving like “fanatics,” writes David Brooks of The New York Times.

    Anti-tax Republicans “have no sense of moral decency,” he adds.

    They are “willing to stain their nation’s honor” to “worship their idol.” If this “deal of the century” goes down, as he calls the Barack Obama offer, “ fanaticism” will be the cause.

    “The GOP has become a cult” that has replaced reason with “feverish” and “cockamamie beliefs,” writes Richard Cohen of The Washington Post. The “presidential field (is) a virtual political Jonestown,” the Guyana site where more than 900 followers of the Peoples Temple drank the Kool-Aid that Rev. Jim Jones mixed for them.



    Does anyone think this an appropriate description of such mild-mannered men as Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty and Jon Huntsman?

    “The GOP’s Hezbollah Wing Is Now Fully in Control,” screams The New Republic over a recent lead editorial.

    Other columnists charge the GOP with holding America “hostage” by refusing to accept tax hikes to avert a default on the debt.

    What to make of this hysteria?

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