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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

Kirk72 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:21 PM
There is no fiscal cliff. The tax rates will go back to Clinton era rates, we cut a little over a trillon, over 10 years. They get tax up, we cut spending. I say its a win win. I mean have'nt we been told all along Bush only cut taxes for the rich? Have'nt we been told the economy under Clinton was great? We know spending less is good. So go home GOP, and have a Merry Christmas.

I've been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let's give credit where it's due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama's fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week.  (In case you're keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner).  Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."  Think about that.  The President of the United States,...