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John Fund Pushes For More Austerity Measures On The News Of S&P Downgrade

You've just got to love what passes for "straight news" over at the Fox Republican propaganda channel. During one of their "breaking news" segments after the news that Standard and Poor's decided to downgrade the AAA credit rating of the Unites States, who did they bring in to do some "objective" analysis? The American Spectator and Wall Street Journal's resident hack, John Fund.

S & P Downgrades U.S. Credit Rating From AAA To AA+

As John already posted in the breaking news story, S&P has went ahead and downgraded the United States credit rating from AAA to AA+. Rachel talked to Rep. Barney Frank who is the former Chair of the House Financial Services Committee and the Washington Post's Ezra Klein about tonight's news, but first she went through some of the details that went on this evening.

Mike's Blog Round Up

hi kids! skippy the bush kangaroo here (sans capital letters; thanks nicole!) subbing for the blog round-up, so here goes: the repubs debated, romney