Financial markets had been climbing in recent weeks on the expectation that President Obama and the Congress would reach an agreement, adding further momentum to an economy that has been gaining strength.
But with the final days trickling away before the year-end deadline, the markets Thursday experienced their greatest volatility since the summer. It was also the fourth consecutive day of losses on Wall Street. ...WaPo
Not a moment calling for panic (the markets have been optimistic until yesterday). But a very good time to think about -- plan for -- removing every last trace of Republicans in Congress. They created this crisis. They need to pay for what it's costing us. Some of us have begun to think they're parallels to mass shooters and they've got their weapons aimed at 90% of America.