Simpson and Bowles have returned to the stage with a far worse plan than the one they had before.
From the Tea Party to the long-forgotten Bowles and Simpson, The Daily Beast ranks the winners and losers.
Bowles would only insist on having priorities, which Democrats regard as totalitarian.
The characters are inscrutable, the plotting careless, and, at every opportunity, Bowles subverts the dramatic stakes.
Bowles said the plan “would create excitement in the country and confidence that we can stand up to our problems.”
In another minute the ladder was cautiously lowered, and Rex and Bowles joined their visitor.
"Bob, I'm going to resign," said Fred, when they came out from Bowles' office.
Bowles now having succeeded in lighting his pipe, repeated the thumb touch on the other edge of the study and said, "Ah!"
Bryant was on hand, but Bowles was in the hands of his physician.
Bowles was a stranger to those parts and he admired the landscape mightily; but to him too it seemed a little bare.