Are Manufactured Crises the New Norm?

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First the fiscal cliff, and now the sequester. Manufactured crises are becoming commonplace in Washington, while voices outside the capital are calling for compromise and an end to the gridlock. Should we get used to these sorts of crises and the same tired responses from Congress and the president?

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