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“Hindsight is 20-20”: Boehner Regrets His Fiscal Cliff Strategy

Dixiedrifter Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:01 PM
Boehner - is an idiot, plain and simple. You don't negotiate with a Tiger.....

After the fiscal cliff deal was reached, House Speaker John Boehner made it very clear that he was done negotiating directly with President Obama. Not surprisingly, Boehner’s promise of a new strategy going forward has to do with regrets over how he handled the cliff negotiations.

In a private speech to the Ripon Society on Tuesday, Boehner said that he should have taken a different course after the November election by immediately demanding that the Senate produce a bill to avert the worst parts of a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that were due...