ABC’s Jake Tapper does the work that is all too rare in the Dinosaur Media these days and does his best to nail Obama Mouthpiece Jay Carney to the wall.
TAPPER: The worst-case scenario here is a default, right?
CARNEY: That is a bad scenario. I’m not sure — I mean –
TAPPER: Is it worse –
CARNEY: You know, there are things you could anticipate. But I — yes.
TAPPER: Is it worse than voting on the debt ceiling again next year?
CARNEY: The uncertainty created by regular votes on whether or not, for the first time — you know, and if you think it’s — there’s — there are political –
TAPPER: Weren’t there regular votes on raising the debt ceiling during the Bush years?
CARNEY: There are — well, but it had not — it had not become — look — yeah, boy, there were. It’s funny that you should mention it, because — (laughter) –
Read the whole thing… Carney is really struggling to explain the inexplicable and defend the indefensible.