In this roundtable discussion, Cokie Roberts is explaining why the SandP analysts like Great Britain and France (who still retain their AAA rating). She speaks directly to conservative Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), and tells him the raters actually like bigger government, and particularly parliamentary governments, where lawmakers get whatever they want without the need for consensus. In the U.S. she says, the problem is our Constitution. Too bad we didn’t hear what came after.
Cokie Roberts on This Week – the problem is our Constitution (video)