Exactly. Boehner needs to articulate the specifics of what is going on and how Obama is moving the goalposts, etc Boehner’s comments are too general. This is a rare opportunity for Republicans to get media face time. Why not use it to educate the public instead of the usual Boehner-speak?
When the Senate shoots down Plan B, the markets will likely plunge. Defense pink slips must go out (finally). 2 million realize their unemployment $ are stopping.
Then who blinks?
It seems odd that ALL of the republicans in the house lack negotiating skills that are commonly taught in college and business school.
Maybe this is being too cynical, but sometimes it looks like they are all acting out a play for us, so we’ll think we still have a two party system, voting counts, and paying taxes is worthwhile.