...they'll spend the next few weeks propagandizing on how spending cuts would be catastrophic, and revenue has to be "on the table," and compromise is the American way, while the Reps pretend to be fighting for smaller government, maybe Boner sheds another tan-oil laden orange tear, and blah blah blah....and at the last minute, they'll come out with a deal where the Reps agree to immediate tax increases, the Dems agree to imaginary future decreases in the rate of increase of spending, and the media, after it takes off the party hats and puts down the champagne, spends the next week debating whether this is the "grand bargain" or not, before turning back to insightful commentary on Honey-Boo-Boo.
Turn. Off. Your. Television.