Mark Warner had some choice words for the political establishment in his Washington Post op-ed piece today.
If we don’t act boldly before Aug. 2, working from both sides of the balance sheet, the smart money soon will begin to bet against us on world financial markets. Add that to financial upheaval in Europe, and you have a recipe for an economic disaster far worse than we faced in 2008.
Mark Warner is no flaming liberal. In fact, he looks a lot like old-school Republicans, back before they went bat-shit crazy. But since he doesn't speak teh bagger, here's a translation for our illiterate Republican friends: Raise some damn taxes.