What the media does not focus on is how the entire block of Republicans don’t want ANY legislation to pass. McConnell is willing to let the nation default just to create a crisis and prevent the passing of either bill.

The media treats this as just another political maneuver, when really, this is another step towards doing what McConnell, Trump, and Bannon have publicly stated they want — which is to destroy democracy, and run the country as a corrupt, authoritarian state in which the rich exploit the rest.