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Congressional Liberals: This Fiscal Cliff is Pretty Great, Actually

Gail104 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 11:38 PM
I know people who are so stupid that they think that "Operation Repo" and "Survivor" are for real. Obama's voters.
nodeamass Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:07 AM
I know people who are so stuupid that they actually watch Fox 'news' for their infotainment.

No, you aren't dreaming.  This post is a virtual facsimile of the 'fiscal cliff' piece I authored two weeks ago, replete with many of the same discouraging bells and whistles -- Democrats reveling in their leverage advantage, public opinion polls spelling doom for Republicans, and no tangible progress on the actual task at hand.  If that sentence wasn't enough of a morale boost for you, feel free to read on.  Liberals in Congress, led by incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray, are ostentatiously demonstrating an insatiable appetite for fiscal cliff-diving.  Their...