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Oh My: McConnell Laughed Out Loud When Geithner Discussed Obama’s Plan

SCLiberal Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 1:09 AM
That was a false rise. middle class didn't benefit, only the 1%. In fact, real wages for the middle class have been nearly stagnant since Reganonmics took hold. He's the principal architect of our crummy structure we have now. Obama is dismantling it finally.

Negotiations can’t be going too well if the Senate Minority leader is openly scoffing at President Obama’s “bipartisan” plan to solve the looming “fiscal cliff” crisis. Yikes:

Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.

Geithner’s visit to his office left McConnell discouraged about reaching a “balanced” deal on tax hikes and spending reductions designed to prevent...