Especially since they don't want to.
They seem to have two talking points
- We must pay what we've promised to pay
- Focus on job growth, not cutting.
Or just used continuing resolutions to ignore having to cut anything?
And how best to create jobs?
Suggest that over-regulation limits job growth, and they doubt that.
How about paying Democrats their salaries in IOUs?
Might catch their attention about the seriousness of the problem.