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Obama "Eager to Go Over the Cliff"

alex372 Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 9:21 AM
Blame the republicans (and yes white men) and perhaps Obama can capitalize on that and trigger an actual civil war because please explain what else makes any sense?
President Obama's continued intransigence on fiscal cliff negotiations has stemmed from his belief that the Democrats, fresh off their November electoral victory, are negotiating from a position of strength. Despite the fact that going over the fiscal cliff would do tangible economic damage to the country, both President Obama and Harry Reid have clung to a my-way-or-the-highway approach.

Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming revealed what the mood is among Republicans on Capitol Hill:

"I believe the president is eager to go over the cliff for political purposes," Barrasso told Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday." "He senses...