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Shocker: Democrats Reject Yet Another 'Cliff' Plan They Once Supported

rgama Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 10:59 AM
You mean, like Republicans attacking the individual mandate provision of Obamacare, a Republican idea?
scrow Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:32 AM
Could you list the specific similarities between the Republican idea and how it ended in Obamacare? Thanks!
JulieBrown Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:17 AM
There will be people UNINSURED under Obamacare than ever before. That's been proven a fact!!

This could make for one hell of a drinking game.  Step one: Republicans propose an idea that high-ranking Democrats have explicitly supported in the very recent past.  Step two: Democrats unceremoniously dump all over the idea, calling it "unacceptable," "dead on arrival," or whatever the dismissive pejorative of the day may be.  Step three: Drink (and I've got just the beverage in mind for this occasion).  The trouble is that by this stage in our interminable cliff charade, everyone involved would be too wasted to negotiate any further -- which actually might not be the worst thing in...