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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

Marine's Dad Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:10 AM
Rob Bishop, my Congressman, is also a solid conservative. The sad thing is, Tin, that no matter what we do we're going to get hammered for it if it's not exactly what the Democrats want. The media has already proven themselves to be 100% behind Obama so for the immediate future nothing we do, short of standing up to them, which we know a majority of our side WON'T do, will help us.

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...