Agreeing by Taking Everything Off the Table

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Concord Coalition Policy Director Josh Gordon and Chief Economist Diane Lim Rogers discuss the beginning of debt ceiling negotiations with Vice President Biden and the Hill Leadership. The concern about the negotiations is that in order to reach agreement, the partcipiants are just going to jettison any discussion of controlling the long-term fiscal problems, focusing instead on short-term policy changes and inconsequential process reforms.