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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

Henry VIII Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 10:05 AM
tuttle, the parasites won't part with their cash "happily," but too bad. Let them find out what it means to pay for social ain't free, it's not even cheap.

Democrats appear to have the upper hand on the politics of the fiscal cliff, which might explain their brash pronouncements and mind-blowing conceptualization of "compromise."  This morning I outlined three possible contingencies for Republicans, none of which is especially attractive.  But is there a fourth way?  The GOP's dilemma is a doozy.  Their opponents, emboldened by the election, are pushing for counter-productive tax hikes on "the rich" -- a politically popular...