To be fair, the title of this post is not totally, in the most literal sense, 100% accurate. Our MullerOver Legal team wanted to make it clear that President Obama didn’t explicitly say that all the nation’s cutest puppies will have to be euthanized if the debt limit isn’t increased.
We’re down to the wire, and according to Timmy G., the nation’s money guy, our really big Visa card from China will hit the credit limit on August 2, and we’re on the phone with the card’s customer service department telling Mable why she should raise our credit limit.
If we told Mable that we need more money or we won’t be able to see the new Harry Potter movie this weekend with extra butter on the popcorn, she might sort of balk. But if we told her that our cute, miniature schnauzer puppy is starving and we need to get dog food, well then, maybe we’d get somewhere.
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