Cartoon tags: debt ceiling, negotiations, deficit, debt, finance, budget, Barack Obama, bipartisanship, money, John Boehner, Ronald Reagan
The Latest Debt Ceiling Demands Demand #41 - Republican members of Congress shall be constantly supplied with m&m's. Obama must personally pick out all the green ones. Obama: "Sigh."
Demand #126: Everything must be named after Reagan. "So, where are you from?" "Reagan City, Reagan." "Me too! Did you go to Reagan High?" "Yep! Go Gippers!" Background: sign saying "Reagan Blvd"
Demand #383c: The White House must admit to a fake scandal of our choosing. Obama: "Yes, I maintained a harem of pygmy goats in the Lincoln Bedroom. I'm very sorry."
August 2 - Obama: "Okay, we've supplied the m & m's, named everything Reagan, and I've confessed to bestiality." Boehner: "Very good. Here's our new list of demands."