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Friday, December 9, 2011

"Do Nothing" GOP Redefines Compromise as "Do Nothing, Later"

What is the point of debating and passing compromise legislation, if the GOP simply flout the law and undermine it at every possible point, going forward?

The lead says it all, pretty much:

Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked an effort to put someone [Richard Cordray] in charge at the [post financial debacle] Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a move that prevents the newly formed agency from supervising some of the same nonbank entities that triggered the financial crisis.