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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

"I know that I have NEVER been rich, but every "tax cut for the rich" makes my paycheck bigger. And every "tax increase on only the rich" makes my paycheck smaller." And nobody ever gets a job from a poor person.

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...