Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

clean up your room or else

The fact of the matter amounts to nothing more or less than that a private company elected to deliver a verbal spanking to the congress, executive and – by extension – the people of the U.S. for the messiness of its political process and its confused electorate. Effectively – the S&P pronouncement last evening amounted to not much more than a guest in your house telling your children to clean up their rooms “or else.” I don’t know about you, but in my case, at least, I would ask such a guest to apologize or leave.

Downgrading USA: S&P Bites the Hand That Feeds It