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Steyn: Congress Spent “Two Months Negotiating 10 Hours of Savings”

Roseann9 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 4:13 PM
We voters never did think there was anything behind all this "Fiscal Cliff" bunk but a bunch of self-aggrandizing politicians robbing the public coffers. They are the scum of the land. The news media leads us on as if we are all stupid. Our :"leaders" are all crooks and have trashed the United States. Veterans are turning in their graves. May those who fought bravely for our flag, rest in the peace of heaven. They have earned it. But this current generation . . . .
Drifter33 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 4:20 PM
These craven politicians first did nothing for months on end (just look at Harry Reid's obstructionism), and then they breathlessly proclaim we're at the precipice.

No sale, congress. You are wasting our time and money.

Writing in the Orange County Register, conservative-leaning political commentator Mark Steyn explains -- and exposes -- the utter frivolity of the latest “fiscal cliff” compromise. Here’s the most galling excerpt:

Washington keeps proving the point. The political class has just spent two months on a down-to-the-wire nail-biting white-knuckle thrill-ride negotiation the result of which is more business as usual. At the end, as always, Dr. Obama and Dr. Boehner emerge in white coats, surgical masks around their necks, bloody scalpels in hand, and announce that it was touch-and-go for awhile but the operation was a complete success – and...