DeMint: US in some ways 'worse off than Europe'

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) castigated his Senate colleagues on a bipartisan basis on Wednesday for intransigence towards lowering government spending.

“In reality in some ways our country is worse off than Europe,” said DeMint referring the economic turmoil that has swept the continent. “We have federal debt, we have state debt, we have municipal debt, we have counties declaring bankruptcy and we have states approaching bankruptcy.”

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