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Unlocking Obama's Economic Vision (Spoiler: It's Blurry)

mhaltman Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 5:41 PM
Good afternoon S.E.: Are the Democrats going to lead America off of the fiscal cliff? I lay out the roadmap for why in my opinion that is indeed the case! The article is at The Political Commentator here http://bit.ly/U0nFMm Mike Michael Haltman The Political Commentator New York, New York Twitter: @ThePoliticalCom

Wednesday’s press conference marked the first occasion journalists have had to question the President directly – about anything – in eight months, and President Obama tipped his hat on his plans to confront the coming fiscal cliff with chastened House Republicans. In short, he will probably raise tax rates for the wealthy.

But thanks to an explosive and, as my colleague Donny Deutsch put it, testosterone-fueled defense of UN Ambassador Susan Rice, a lot of what the President also said about his plans to reduce the deficit went ignored. That’s a shame – they were quite illuminating.

Before...