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Bipartisan Political Malpractice

Dread Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:07 AM
[ If Democrats really cared about protecting the middle class from tax hikes, they would have provided enough votes (35 or so) to pass Plan B in the House, especially given that the plan had originally been the Democrats.' ] And if Republicans really cared about protecting the middle class from tax hikes, they would have provided Nancy Pelosi enough votes (about 35 or so) to force Boehner to bring the Senate bill maintaining tax cuts for income under $250,000 to a vote on the floor.

What happened in the House last night was a debacle, but the truth is that there's plenty of blame to go around.

You're not going to read it in the MSM, but you read it here: If Democrats really cared about protecting the middle class from tax hikes, they would have provided enough votes (35 or so) to pass Plan B in the House, especially given that the plan had originally been the Democrats.'  But hey, House Republicans handed them a weapon, and they seized it.

Harry Reid had already said nothing was coming from the Senate -- not surprising since...