Everything that’s wrong with the so-called debt super-committee can be summed up in the person, partisan hackery, and policy ignorance of Washington Democrat Sen. Patty Murray.
On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid named Murray co-chairman of the dog-and-pony deficit-reduction panel tasked with identifying $1.5 trillion in spending cuts by late November. Murray, an unrepentant nanny-state cheerleader and patron saint of the Washington lobbyist, is a double exclamation point on the debt deal’s rotten joke.
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