The whole Debt Payment "crisis" has left me with a bad taste in my mouth, sort of like discovering that the last bivalve mollusk I just ate was to be numbered among the live mussels a long long time ago.
The stock market, always a fickle finger pointing at God knows what, may have gotten it right: there are no winners in this miserable piece of legislation.
Fortunately readers of Preludium do not often come for the wise and pithy comments here on issues of national policy, but more likely visit because of interest in Episcopal Anglican doings.
So here it is time to move on. In other venues I trust we will find each other and mutter about the amazing stupidity of our congressional leadership of all stripes. Here I hope to turn again to issues in Anglican land.
As for the state of the Union, bah humbug.
I am waiting, along with Lawrence Ferlinghetti for a rebirth of wonder.
All others pay cash.