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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

MacQ - Texas Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 5:01 PM
Because he doesn't want to revive the economy...not in the sense that you or I would view reviving. He wants to CHANGE it altogether. He's quite clear in his goals.

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...