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“Hindsight is 20-20”: Boehner Regrets His Fiscal Cliff Strategy

Murph25 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:14 AM
You hit the nail on the head. While the world is burning, Obama supplies our enemies with planes and tanks "What difference does it make." Speaker Boehner says he has only 1/3 of government and can't do anything about it. Now THAT'S LEADERSHIP for ya.

After the fiscal cliff deal was reached, House Speaker John Boehner made it very clear that he was done negotiating directly with President Obama. Not surprisingly, Boehner’s promise of a new strategy going forward has to do with regrets over how he handled the cliff negotiations.

In a private speech to the Ripon Society on Tuesday, Boehner said that he should have taken a different course after the November election by immediately demanding that the Senate produce a bill to avert the worst parts of a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that were due...