“Economically illiterate and disgracefully cynical” is how they phrase it.
Henry Blodget at Business Insider adds:
The Republicans’ stance on the debt-ceiling has now gone so far, in fact, that the Republicans appear to be trying to disrupt the economy in order to improve their chances in the next elections, rather than address an economic crisis that threatens to affect millions of Americans.
This is not practical or responsible. It’s also not patriotic. It’s traitorous.
Both publications are strongly pro-business, anti-big government too.