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For GOP, Losing Might Be the Only Way To Win

eddie again Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:40 AM
my suggestion is that the gop give the dems anything they want in exchange for passing a balance budget amendment that requires a 75% majority vote in both houses for the federal government to borrow ANY thing; a traditional marriage amendment; and, a protect all innocent life from conception to death amendment. that is compromise. the dems do not know how to compromise.

According to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, 73 percent of Democrats and 63 percent of independents -- and even 39 percent of Republicans -- now favor raising taxes on those making $250,000 or more a year. So give the people want they want.

As it is, the GOP is engaged in an unwinnable scrum with Barack Obama, a man chasing the gold-plated Holy Grail of hiking top marginal tax rates on the rich and small businesses -- bringing in, according to the Congressional Budget Office, a few days' worth of revenue. Concede the Bush-era tax rate (though you...