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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

Bob1354 Wrote: Dec 02, 2012 11:14 AM
I don't like SB. However, this proposal is better than anything I've heard coming from the Republicans.

Democrats appear to have the upper hand on the politics of the fiscal cliff, which might explain their brash pronouncements and mind-blowing conceptualization of "compromise."  This morning I outlined three possible contingencies for Republicans, none of which is especially attractive.  But is there a fourth way?  The GOP's dilemma is a doozy.  Their opponents, emboldened by the election, are pushing for counter-productive tax hikes on "the rich" -- a politically popular...