This is a highly staged and scripted drama where every player is playing his or her part, everybody is jumping up and down, rending garments, tearing hair, gnashing teeth and making it look like horrible things like Armageddon are going to happen. The reality is, I don't expect it to happen, but, even if it did, it's a slow-roll process when it does. But it's a great thing to fight about in an election year.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 1:51PM | BFAD
As the elections get closer, the debate on sequestration keeps providing more to talk about. Our own Gordon Adams offered context on a number of important issues last week, including the Labor Department’s sequester-related memo , the House Armed Services’ Committee hearing and the political firestorm over looming budget cuts. As a common ground in these issues, during his interview on PBS Newshour Gordon argues: