The balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution promoted this morning by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell would, in effect, provide for minority rule on fiscal matters.
The measure would require a two-thirds supermajority in Congress to pass any tax increases.
The wingnuts will love this nonsense, but mark my words: This crackpot idea will never become part of the Constitution.
There’s more HERE.
By the way, I wonder if this gesture on McConnell’s part is an effort to win back the hearts and minds of right-wingers who want to string him up for the debt-ceiling proposal he offered yesterday. (See HERE.)