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Obama Ups Bid as GOP Looks For Way Out of Crisis

Paul6310 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 6:44 AM
Which is pretty difficult to do when most of the official media of the nation are working overtime to mask that observation, isn't it?
Jeff6235 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:05 AM
If it were easy, it would have already been done. Just because it is difficult does not mean it is not worthwhile pursuing.
Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 7:36 AM
Yup.

We're going over the cliff, and then we're going to hit the debt limit. Obama has no leg to stand on. He must cave, or shut down the government.

And it's HIS supporters that are going to feel the pinch.

It's possible to have a strong hand and still overplay it. As Republicans see things, that's what President Obama is doing in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations.

In private conversation, some in the GOP appear a little sheepish about the fact that they once took the president seriously. Even though he had the upper hand after winning re-election, they thought he genuinely wanted to avoid going over the cliff and would negotiate in good faith. Then Obama sent Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to Capitol Hill with a thumb-in-the-eye offer, and Republicans got the message.

In subsequent days, Obama has not...