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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

Quintus_Cicero Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:11 PM
No matter what happens the OMSM will praise Obumphuck and his Dumbshitcrap minions if the cliff is avoided ignore whatever contributions the Reps give to help avoid it. Either that or they will blame the Reps totally if the the country goes over cliff, and totally absolve Obumphuck and his Dumbshitcrap minions of any blame or responsibility. Either way it's Lose-Lose for the Reps.

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...