Brendan Boyle’s plan to end debt ceiling games once and for all

Days before the federal government is expected to shutter its doors, the media’s attention has been focused on House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and his raucous caucus. 

Reneging on an agreement reached with President Biden last June to raise the debt ceiling and establish spending levels for the next fiscal year, McCarthy has yielded to the extreme Republican wing, which is demanding a shutdown showdown. 

The de facto leader of the far-right win...