I felt like destroying something beautiful
Well, S&P, for the first time in history, downgraded the USA to a double A plus rating.
“The downgrade reflects our view that the effectiveness, stability, and predictability of American policymaking and political institutions have weakened at a time of ongoing fiscal and economic challenge,” Standard and Poors said in a statement. It described the decision as a judgment about the nation’s leaders, writing that “the gulf between the political parties” had reduced its confidence in the government’s ability to manage its finances. -NY TImes
The other two major firms, Moody's and Fitch, have not downgraded the USA at this time.
My hatred for the GOP has never been stronger, and i've lived through Reagan and two Bushes. I'm sick and tired. Pull me off the barbecue, cuz i'm done. No mas. Fuck it. I'm going to watch Finding Nemo and try to forget about all this shit for 90 minutes.