Of the 535 combined members of the House and Senate, how many actually care about the national debt? One hundred? Fifty? Less than that? Of those who actually care, how many have proposed a plan to actually deal with it? Roughly, none.
Yes, the good old days of trillion dollar deficits are back in Washington and nobody could be bothered while President Trump announced on Monday that he had reached a compromise (so therefore it must be good, right?) with Congressional leaders to avert a debt ceiling showdown.