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BREAKING: GOP Counters WH Offer on Fiscal Cliff, Embraces Bowles-Simpson Variant

Bruce2397 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 10:57 PM
You made a claim that's obviously not true, which I noted and you ignored. We both know why. You may now try to weasle around it by calling it "opinion", but we both know what you'd say if someone you didn't like tried it.

Well, this move by Speaker Boehner doesn't exactly follow my Simpson-Bowles playbook to a tee -- but Erskine Bowles does make an appearance, and Republicans are going on (realistic, reasonable) offense.  In a new letter addressed to the president, House Republican leaders firmly reject the president's non-starter "proposal," pointedly decline to counter with an equally unrealistic wish list, and offer an alternative bipartisan solution: