Conservative and corporate elites are stoking the turmoil, and using fear to panic a public into accepting harsh measures that would be otherwise unacceptable. The stock market tanks after the debt ceiling debacle. Standard & Poor’s, the discredited and corrupted rating agency, rushes to downgrade U.S. debt, with such haste it doesn’t even get its math right. But is this right-wing debt hysteria accurate, is it just another part of their shock doctrine? Mike Papantonio attempts to answer that question with Robert Borosage, co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future.