House Speaker Boehner wants a debt fight

  • Article by: New York Times Editorial
  • Updated: August 29, 2013 - 9:19 PM

Just when Speaker John Boehner should be warning his members not to use the debt ceiling as a threat, he is doing exactly the opposite. Instead of reminding lawmakers that they are obligated to pay for the debts they voted to incur, he is once again waving the dull saber of default.

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