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Poll: 67% Say Lawmakers Will Act like “Spoiled Children” During “Fiscal Cliff” Negotiations

JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 9:02 AM
JRG3, Washingtonian Republicans gain more power with Democratic policies. The only threat to diminish their power was/is the Tea Party. The Washingtonians are firmly united in destroying the Tea Party. Boehner isn't caving. He's making a strategic decision for his survival. There is a reason the press isn't talking about shutting down government. Because most of Americans want government to be shutdown. If they saw it as a political advantage they would be wailing all over it.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 9:06 AM
Does anyone really believe Boehner and McConnell aren't in it for themselves? McConnell picked the candidate that Rand Paul beat. The writing was on the wall.

And now they are trying to frame their loss on the Tea Party. Crickets on Senator Allen or Mack's loss or massive voter fraud. It's the extremists who lost it.

Ummm, we didn't deny God 3 times. We don't approve of sucking the brains out of babies as they crawl away from mommie.

A new CNN/ORC poll conducted before Thanksgiving underscores just how confident the American people are in their elected representatives: more than two-thirds of respondents believe lawmakers will behave like “spoiled children” during the budget negotiations slated to begin in earnest this week (via National Journal):

Roughly 24 percent said the country would face a crisis and 44 percent said the country would face major problems if the tax increases and spending cuts set to enact early next year are allowed to take hold. Just 24 percent think it would cause minor problems.

Fully 77 percent said it would...