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Obama: Why Yes, I Am Happy to Drive Us Off the Fiscal Cliff

Henry_Parsons Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 12:21 PM
"If Obama loses in November, ... , is he really willing to leave behind a legacy of a horrible economy and raising taxes on middle class families for short term political gain?" You better believe he is. It's called spite. He doesn't believe his policies are wrong to begin with, and if the American people dare vote the Narcissist in Chief out, they will deserve what they got coming to them.

According to the Washington Post and administration officials, President Obama is willing to take the country right off the fiscal cliff for short term political gain - with or without reelection.

Freed from the political and economic constraints that have tied his hands in the past, Obama is ready to play hardball with Republicans, who have so far successfully resisted a deal to tame the debt that includes higher taxes, Obama’s allies say.

In the days after the November election, the tables will be turned: Taxes are scheduled to rise dramatically in January for...