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Should Republicans Just Give Obama What He Wants?

Deckard Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:59 AM
Then next year when the mid term campaigns start up, make it another referendum on Obama, just like in 2010. Strengthen the hold on the house and get the senate which is as vulnerable as it was this year. Mid terms are lower turnout and more partisan. The idiots with their hands out won't be voting, and the Republicans can consolidate their power and pin the continued economic troubles of the country on Obama. We are only 4 years into our lost decade.
Deckard Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:04 AM
Guy is wrong. There will be no uptick. There will be no improved economy. Europe is a mess and will not get better. China is no longer growing like it was. Everyone was worried that this would happen in the last four years. But Obamacare and the coming tax increases to the 250K+ income earners, along with a regulatory environment that stifles investment and economic growth will ensure that the economy will either limp along for the next few years or contract. This cake is baked. Lets make it Obama's. Then when people are so miserable they will have nowhere else to turn. Either that or misery will be the new normal (like it was during the great depression).

What should conservatives make of this provocative post from "RB" at the Right Sphere, which basically counsels Congressional Republicans to just get out of the way and let Obama have his way on the fiscal cliff?  Though I have some fundamental quarrels with the premise, I must confess that RB's "let it burn" playbook is certainly appealing on some level:

I’ve been watching the negotiations – if you can call Republicans negotiating with themselves while Obama still hasn’t put a plan on the table “negotiating” – over the “Fiscal Cliff” for weeks and it’s time for...