The IEA story today and the OPEC response is perdfect cover for the horrible, new unemployment numbers that came out today.
The breaking story about the Repub's walking out of the debt ceiling meeting is starting to gain attraction and more MSM scrutiny. Stalled debt ceiling talks getting all hostile is not what is needed at this time. It will go down to the last minute with a extension etc. but the damage will have been done by that time regardless of what they compromise on. The shiny spotlight is on us and our leaders are withering and retreating from it. It's on TV right now.
All the while the unemployment numbers and the jobless rate will go mostly unspoken in the MSM today. All of our pressing problems seem to be coming fast and furious and increasing in frequency at this point. Important problems going almost unnoticed as another one grabs out attention.