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For GOP, Losing Might Be the Only Way To Win

rgivan Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 11:49 AM
No. Let's not join Obama in raising taxes. The Republicans should simply vote present when it comes to a vote. Not obstructing, not approval and definitely not a compromise. Introduce and pass measures to cut spending in the House--ethanol subsidies, corporate welfare, privatization of the Postal Service and Amtrak, abolition of of the Departments of Agriculture, Labor, Energy and Education.

According to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, 73 percent of Democrats and 63 percent of independents -- and even 39 percent of Republicans -- now favor raising taxes on those making $250,000 or more a year. So give the people want they want.

As it is, the GOP is engaged in an unwinnable scrum with Barack Obama, a man chasing the gold-plated Holy Grail of hiking top marginal tax rates on the rich and small businesses -- bringing in, according to the Congressional Budget Office, a few days' worth of revenue. Concede the Bush-era tax rate (though you...