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Report: Obama Makes Threats, Concedes Little During Fiscal Cliff 'Negotiations'

Beethovens10th Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 3:55 PM
Obama campaigned to reduce the deficit. Instead, he's added trillions more, without apology or any indication of stopping.

While most media accounts of the fiscal cliff fiasco have focused on Republicans' travails, few have adequately noted Democrats' starring role in our current dysfunction.  Harry Reid obstructed a vote on the president's plan, Nancy Pelosi whipped votes against her own erstwhile plan, and the president has fully retreated from ideas he supported as recently as last year.  A pre-Christmas Wall Street Journal article walks readers through the failed...