What does everyone else in the world think about the ridiculous debt debate going on in Washington? Speaking to the BBC today, British Business Secretary Vince Cable said:

"The irony of the situation at the moment, with markets opening tomorrow morning, is that the biggest threat to the world financial system comes from a few right-wing nutters in the American congress rather than the euro zone."

Let's just assume he's talking about those who have pledged allegiance to all-around right wing nutter Grover Norquist, shall we?

[Reuters; image via AP]