The Winston Group is a strategy and research firm dedicated to making ideas matter.

National Review Online: The GOP Thinks Obama is Bluffing

by Lisa Mathias

Jonathan Strong writes for the National Review about the looming threat of a government shutdown, and turns to The WG’s David Winston for insight:

David Winston, a pollster for House Republicans, explained that Obama’s position is as dangerous to him as shutting the government down is to the GOP.

“When the president stands up and says ‘I will not negotiate,’ that’s not particularly tenable either. . . . People look at the debt ceiling as, ‘If we’re that broke, why are we asking to be able to put more money on the credit card?’” he told me.

To read more: nationalreview.com