Double Take 'Toons: Ransom-Nomics? President Obama asked Congress to raise the debt limit to cover past spending commitments, stating, "We are not a deadbeat nation." Jimmy Margulies wonders if the president can stand his ground, while David Fitzsimmons offers a dismal diagnosis.
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Double Take 'Toons: Ransom-Nomics?

President Obama asked Congress to raise the debt limit to cover past spending commitments, stating, "We are not a deadbeat nation." Jimmy Margulies wonders if the president can stand his ground, while David Fitzsimmons offers a dismal diagnosis.

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