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Oh My: McConnell Laughed Out Loud When Geithner Discussed Obama’s Plan

JB in MS Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:12 PM
Ever notice how democrats always claim that tax cuts don't boost the economy - but then scream that the January tax increases, if not halted, will devastate the economy - but that huge tax increases on one segment of society won't hurt the economy? Soooo, cuts don't help, but increases are an economy killer - unless they're not, in a particularly fun twist of liblogic...hmmm, must be nice to be so irrational! Sorry folks, you can't have it both ways. Economic idiocy from the left. Ludicrous. Typical.

Negotiations can’t be going too well if the Senate Minority leader is openly scoffing at President Obama’s “bipartisan” plan to solve the looming “fiscal cliff” crisis. Yikes:

Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.

Geithner’s visit to his office left McConnell discouraged about reaching a “balanced” deal on tax hikes and spending reductions designed to prevent...