Is S&P's downgrade of our credit rating analogs to the child who told the emperor he had no clothes?

For some reason this question was reported. Since there were so many excellent responses last time I thought I should repost it. Do you think S&P should be attacked or respected for their integrity? Do you think the Tea Party and the GOP should be vilified for pointing out the... show more For some reason this question was reported. Since there were so many excellent responses last time I thought I should repost it.

Do you think S&P should be attacked or respected for their integrity?
Do you think the Tea Party and the GOP should be vilified for pointing out the obvious?

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