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Political terrorist Mitch McConnell is trying to blow up the global economy

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Mitch McConnell has a gift for destroying things. He's destroyed the Senate as a political institution that was once functional. He's destroyed the Supreme Court as a relatively apolitical institution in which Americans once had some level of trust. And by destroying the Senate and the Supreme Court, he's taken a hatchet to U.S. democracy, which is currently hanging by a thread.

Next up for McConnell: destroying the global economy. Causing an economic Chernobyl by failing to raise the U.S. debt ceiling seems like a bad idea. Except from a political terrorist’s POV: Republicans would be able to blame it on Democrats, so who cares if the global economy tanks, lives are ruined, and people starve?

On Wednesday, McConnell—leaving out some choice details—explained how it all works in a political terrorist’s worldview.

“We all agree America must never default, the debt ceiling will need to be raised,” McConnell began. “We have a Democratic president, a Democratic House, Democratic Senate." Much like Republicans controlled everything in........

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