The Good, Bad, & the Ugly of the Debt Ceiling Deal

Ted Millar
4 min readMay 30, 2023
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As many prognosticated, the republicans’ reckless game of chicken over the debt ceiling failed.

President Biden didn’t even have to invoke the 14th Amendment, which unambiguously states:

The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing…

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Ted Millar

Ted Millar is a teacher, poet, and political writer for The Left Place blog on Substack: https://theleftplace.substack.com/. Twitter: @tedmillar