The standoff over the debt ceiling continues. Back and forth. Tit for tat. No progress. Paralysis. Stuff is happening in the world — but there is absolutely no bandwidth for anything other than the debt ceiling debate.
So, I’ve been scrounging around for off beat social commentary — and the “Alex & Liam Walmart Experience” is the very best thing to get one’s mind off of Boehner and Cantor.
This video captures everything wrong and right about America in about 3 minutes — not quite de Tocqueville, but you’ll get the point.
— Steve Clemons is Washington Editor at Large at The Atlantic, where this post first appeared. Clemons can be followed on Twitter at @SCClemons