Discussing the last-minute deal in the United States Congress to avoid triggering a debt default, Gail Collins, a columnist in the New York Times wrote: “Well, um, yippie. Wow.
“Congress has decided it won’t trigger a global financial crisis out of pure pique. Can’t get any better than that.”
Much could be written about the antics of the far right in the Republican Party on display for the world these past weeks.