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Should Republicans Just Give Obama What He Wants?

scash Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 2:11 PM
Sorry to say .. all obama has to do is let the tax rates increase and on the 1st have a bill that lowers rates on the middle class.... There is no way the GOP can vote no .. So the GOP should let them get what they want .. good and hard.
Smitty41inPB Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 2:17 PM
Smitty41inPB Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 2:21 PM
can't they say no? I meant. Let it go and let the little people realize what Bush actually did for them. After a year or so, say hey you want to lower taxes, that's our thing, we can do it but the employers have to come down also, what u gonna keep making things worse, and then let people decide in 2014.
Ralph178 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 2:17 PM
Voting "present" also shows that they oppose the bill but are letting Obama (and his voters) have their "mandate." It's THEIR bill (Demorats) and they have to live with what happens as a result.

What should conservatives make of this provocative post from "RB" at the Right Sphere, which basically counsels Congressional Republicans to just get out of the way and let Obama have his way on the fiscal cliff?  Though I have some fundamental quarrels with the premise, I must confess that RB's "let it burn" playbook is certainly appealing on some level:
 

I’ve been watching the negotiations – if you can call Republicans negotiating with themselves while Obama still hasn’t put a plan on the table “negotiating” – over the “Fiscal Cliff” for weeks and it’s time for...