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Fighting Spin With the Truth

George3324 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 10:15 AM
Somewhere I read that the president agrees that the taxes on the rich will not take care of the revenue problems, but he is going ahead with the idea, because it is "the right thing to do." I think he ahs his directions mixed up; it is the left thing to do. But there is absolutely no way that it is the right thing to do.

The Republicans offered a plan -- in writing -- to avoid the "fiscal cliff." It includes $800 billion in revenue increases, which demonstrates the GOP's reluctant assent to increasing the tax burdens on Americans.  The White House has rejected the proposal out of hand.

The sheer audacity of the President's last proposal shows that Obama sees this as the opening salvos of 2014.  Republicans need to do a better job explaining their position in a way that will allow them to make a strong case for themselves (and for electing more of them) in 2014.

To that end, here are...