From TomDispatch via Truth-Out
By Steve Fraser
''Debtpocalypse” looms. Depending on who wins out in Washington, we’re told,
we will either free fall over the fiscal cliff or take a terrifying
slide to the pit at the bottom. Grim as these scenarios might seem,
there is something confected about the mise-en-scène, like an un-fun
Playland. After all, there is no fiscal cliff, or at least there was none -- until the two parties built it.''