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Obama: More Peas for You!

man of steel Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 8:05 PM
I believe what Boehner said was that he didn't intend to try negotiating a deal with Chris on his show, and I don't believe identifying these specifics without the possibility of a deal would accomplish anything constructive. And he has been consistent on this point.

It’s been a year and half since the GOP and Democrats hammered out an agreement that raised the debt ceiling and put us on the lip of a fiscal cliff, threatening mutually assured destruction if a budget deal wasn’t worked out before January 2013.

It made sense for all sides at the time. 

The GOP figured there was a good shot that Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. The Democrats figured there was a good chance shot Obama wasn’t going to be reelected. And Obama was content to do what he did best: run a campaign on TV, eat...