There needs to be some kind of name for the genre of centrist fantasy porn embodied by this latest “effort” from the Mustache of Understanding, in which he imagines Obama, Boehner, Pelosi, Reid, and McConnell come to a “GRAND BARGAIN”:
At that point, all five leaders shook hands and retreated into the Oval Office. It was exactly 9:29 a.m. One minute later, the New York Stock Exchange opened. The Dow was up 1,223 points at the open — an all-time record.
What’s sad is how much this is a fantasy and how easily — with just a little political will — it could be a reality.