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Should Republicans Just Give Obama What He Wants?

amackent Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 3:34 PM
I'm sorry, but what is it that Obama wants? He hasn't even detailed a tax plan and he's proposed nothing for spending. There's also no Senate budget and Obama's didn't even receive one Democrat vote in support. So what are the Republicans supposed to surrender to? Quit spinning your wheels. Just let the President and Senate respond to the Republican bills from last summer. Don't do or say anything. Let's see what the Democrats propose and it can be negotiated out in conference committee and put up for an up or down vote. Then we can negotiate, but saying anything until then is just prepping your own noose.

What should conservatives make of this provocative post from "RB" at the Right Sphere, which basically counsels Congressional Republicans to just get out of the way and let Obama have his way on the fiscal cliff?  Though I have some fundamental quarrels with the premise, I must confess that RB's "let it burn" playbook is certainly appealing on some level:

I’ve been watching the negotiations – if you can call Republicans negotiating with themselves while Obama still hasn’t put a plan on the table “negotiating” – over the “Fiscal Cliff” for weeks and it’s time for...