The USA has had a AAA debt rating since 1917.
But because of the more conservative views of a group of people barely elected for 7 months in the House, America risks defaulting on its debt payments next Tuesday and a debt downgrade.
Which puts it in the ranks of Russia in 1998, Argentina in 2001 and Venezuela (many times).
Sorry boys. It's time to bring back the King. We've tried your brightest and best. Time to try ours (again).
Time to put common sense above principles.
We'll start by raising taxes.