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Steyn: Congress Spent “Two Months Negotiating 10 Hours of Savings”

Mark in CA Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 4:32 PM
Let me clear up any misconceptions you have about the way I vote, Irresponsible. Unlike the majority of my fellow Californians or fellow Americans for that matter, I always vote for fiscal responsibility. The reason I say things are going to have to get a lot worse before they get better are twofold. One: my fellow citizens (and probably a number of illegal aliens who manage to vote) vote for government largess. Two: The majority of voters are blind to the fact that there has to be a price to pay for the government continuing to spend more than we earn. It will take a crisis to occur such as is going on in Greece in order to force us to pay that price since we will not do so willingly. If you cannot perceive this then you are...

Writing in the Orange County Register, conservative-leaning political commentator Mark Steyn explains -- and exposes -- the utter frivolity of the latest “fiscal cliff” compromise. Here’s the most galling excerpt:

Washington keeps proving the point. The political class has just spent two months on a down-to-the-wire nail-biting white-knuckle thrill-ride negotiation the result of which is more business as usual. At the end, as always, Dr. Obama and Dr. Boehner emerge in white coats, surgical masks around their necks, bloody scalpels in hand, and announce that it was touch-and-go for awhile but the operation was a complete success – and...