Privately, Boehner has been reassuring industry executives that his leadership team believes that raising the debt limit is “the responsible thing to do,” but that any increase must be accompanied by broad spending cuts and budgetary reforms, according to a GOP leadership aide.[…]
Bruce Josten, the Chamber of Commerce’s top government affairs executive, said he has met with dozens of lawmakers on the debt ceiling and brings charts with him.
In this case, our Galtian overlords have a point. If Nick Gillespie cuts a video explaining why we shouldn’t default on our debt, I’ll gladly link and heh-indeed it.