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MSM Starting to Notice Democrats' Recklessness in Fiscal Cliff Talks

Arby Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 3:46 PM
I think his plan is "tax the rich." I don't know that there is anything beyond "tax the rich." Of course, Barry's definition of rich and my definition of rich differ quite a bit. He talks publicly about "millionaires and billionaires," but then wants to increase taxes on families that make $250,000. In my community, those families are the small business owners who employ people so we know what will happen to unemployment with Barry's approach. What a plan, huh?

One of Democrats' enduring, systemic political advantages a mainstream media whose levers are overwhelmingly controlled by people who agree with them on most issues.  But sometimes Democrats push their luck, and many in the press cannot help but notice.  In the midst of a deluge of Republicans showing flexibility on "revenues" -- for better or worse -- Democrats have thus far been unwilling to commit to, well, much of anything at all.  Compromises require real, tangible concessions from both sides, and a number of MSM stalwarts are beginning to point out that Democrats aren't doing...