Joining the Morning Joe crew today, our own John Heilemann noted that members of Congress don't seem to be any closer to figuring out a debt-reduction solution, despite Harry Reid punishing the whole class and taking away their recess privileges. Show regular Willie Geist wondered, "Is there even a deal to be made between these two sides who don't even speak to each other?" "They're only going to get serious at the absolute last minute," Heilemann said. Which means a few more weeks of the silent treatment. Yay, America.