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Congressional Liberals: This Fiscal Cliff is Pretty Great, Actually

americathebeautiful Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 3:17 PM
NOPE everyone;....this is ONLY those damnable liberal/marxists like Murray trying desperately to get out ahead of the story. Remember, it was some Republicans who spoke of NOT compromising on increasing tax rates for obama and that maybe we will have to go over that so called "fiscal cliff" You know the old thing.......'if you are being kicked out of town, get in front and make it look like a parade'

No, you aren't dreaming.  This post is a virtual facsimile of the 'fiscal cliff' piece I authored two weeks ago, replete with many of the same discouraging bells and whistles -- Democrats reveling in their leverage advantage, public opinion polls spelling doom for Republicans, and no tangible progress on the actual task at hand.  If that sentence wasn't enough of a morale boost for you, feel free to read on.  Liberals in Congress, led by incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray, are ostentatiously demonstrating an insatiable appetite for fiscal cliff-diving.  Their...