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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

Kris12 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:05 PM
Come on, if the Prez is gonna throw in an unconstitutional power grab, we gotta counter with the same. Otherwise it isn't "fair"

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...