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MSM Starting to Notice Democrats' Recklessness in Fiscal Cliff Talks

JackieDEE Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 1:52 PM
My retired grandmother asked the question: How do they consider me recieving an entitlement when I have paid into social security and medicare my entire working career? Good question. How about the food stamp program, Obamacare, or federal grants used to see how much of a carbon footprint a farting cow leaves, about cut these programs! Goodness. My concern is for the elderly generations who live on fixed budgets from their earned retirements and future generations. Who the heck are the dems and repubs concerned about I wonder?

One of Democrats' enduring, systemic political advantages a mainstream media whose levers are overwhelmingly controlled by people who agree with them on most issues.  But sometimes Democrats push their luck, and many in the press cannot help but notice.  In the midst of a deluge of Republicans showing flexibility on "revenues" -- for better or worse -- Democrats have thus far been unwilling to commit to, well, much of anything at all.  Compromises require real, tangible concessions from both sides, and a number of MSM stalwarts are beginning to point out that Democrats aren't doing...