But after the mid-term elections, which was a critical issue for the Democrats. There is no way in hell the Democrats want to face the people after the people discover exactly what the Democrats are doing to them.<quoted text>I'm not sure it actually does get us past the holidays. People know this process WILL start all over again just as bill are coming due for Christmas.
So why would anyone want to do any shopping when the smart thing would be to hoard as much cash as you can to see what happens in January / February?
The tea party grinches have already done the damage and stolen Christmas... even though it was a 'joke' the first time.
That was Boehner's primary assignment, to make everything go away until after the coming elections.