Mitch McConnel's Bizarre Plan: Transfer authority over debt ceiling limit from Congress to ObamaSubmitted by Michael Nystrom on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 21:46
From the WTF? department:
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) floated a novel way out of default Tuesday, suggesting that Congress give up its power to raise the debt ceiling, and instead effectively transfer that authority -- and the political pain that comes with it -- to the White House for the remainder of Obama's current term.
Continue with all the sordid details at the Huffington Post
Great. Congress abdicating more of its authority and responsibility to the president. Just what we need. NOT.