Jan 21 • 19M

Saturday coffee klatch: Hitting our heads on the debt ceiling and other lowlights of the past week

Grab a cup and pull up a chair!

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Friends,

Welcome back to my Saturday coffee klatch with Heather Lofthouse, executive director of Inequality Media Civic Action (and my former student).

This morning we take a look at the past week, in particular:

— The debt ceiling scare, and the House Republicans’ attempt to hold the full faith and credit of the U.S. hostage to their demands.

— George Santos, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Lauren Boebert, and other luminaries of the new Republican House.

— Supreme Court leaks, who Sherlock Holmes would name as the probable leaker, and why the Court doesn’t have a code of ethics.

Grab a cup and pull up a chair, and also take our poll.

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And per our discussion, a photo of me teaching eons ago:

Harvard Kennedy School, Summer 1985

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