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Once More Unto the Cliff, Dear Friends

BK22 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 12:31 PM
if you need to ask...well.........

It tells you something about the news media that before the House vote Tuesday, talking heads were warning Americans that unless the GOP House voted for a bill to stall our going over the fiscal cliff, taxes would go up on 98 percent of Americans. President Barack Obama's big talking point matched the cable news narrative. Breaking news: Republicans were ready to raise taxes on the middle class to shield top earners from a tax increase.

Now that the cliffhanger deal is done, the old narrative has prompted many reports to bury the new lead: This package, which raises...