Political Brinksmanship and the Debt Limit

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David Brooks, the New York Times' conservative columnist shocked Washington this week by saying that Republicans may not be "fit to govern." Will they drive the country into default? Has the President run out of concessions or, as he said yesterday, is this an "opportunity to do something big?" Also, terror suspect Ahmed Warsame is in New York for a civilian trial, and  lessons from the Casey Anthony trial about the justice system and the deaths of children.

Banner image: David Brooks speaks at the launch of the unaffiliated political organization known as No Labels, a group that looks to find solutions to problems by getting politicians to put aside their partisan behavior in order to find common ground.The New York Times journalist shocked Washington this week by criticizing Republicans on their handling of the debt limit. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images.