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GOP Fairy Tale: We Came, We Saw, We Surrendered

atilla4 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 12:51 PM
He doesn't get one of the basic rules of negotiation - you have to be willing to walk away! By continually caving without getting anything in return, he just rewards and emboldens the Libs.

The Republic is safe.

John Boehner’s no national dictator, we now know, set to ruin the economy by forcing it off the fiscal cliff in the same way that Rep. Paul Ryan did to that poor old lady in a wheel chair on TV.

No, Boehner’s got other ways to screw up the economy, ones that have the happy effect- for him- of keeping the government vortex flowing and sucking in all the money it can.  

The modest, emotional, cigarette-smoking Speaker of the House, you see, uses force only against conservatives who wish to stop the vortex, not against...