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What Price 'Fairness'?

Context Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:45 AM
Nice analysis...but getting a liberal to open his/her mind to facts is less likely than seeing Barack Obamas college transcripts or his real birth certificate.
Realistic Republicans understand that President Obama and the Democrats head into fiscal cliff negotiations in a far stronger bargaining position now than in 2011. When voters were asked on Nov. 6 whether they favored raising taxes to reduce the deficit, a total of 60 percent said yes (47 percent favored increasing taxes for those who earn $250,000 or more, and 13 percent approved tax increases for all).

So taxes will be going up. As a matter of political strategy -- not to say survival -- Republicans will have to agree to raise taxes on those defined as rich. It's...