From influential RedState editor and CNN analyst Erick Erickson, advising House Republicans to reject President Obama's compromises on raising the debt ceiling limit:
Obama has a legacy to worry about. Should the United States lose its bond rating, it will be called the “Obama Depression”. Congress does not get pinned with this stuff.
OK then. I guess a massive new depression is fine as long as Obama gets stuck with the blame. It's heartwarming to see such concern for the working families of the country, isn't it?
But then, Erickson's also one of the guys who continues to be under the impression that Congress has banned incandescent light bulbs. How many people are going to have to point out that this is untrue before conservatives finally get the message?