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“Hindsight is 20-20”: Boehner Regrets His Fiscal Cliff Strategy

Selfmade707 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:35 PM
We here all seem to have known this even way before the Nov elections and we posting such on TH. If we all knew this, how come Boenher didn't? Doesn't he read? Where does he get his advice from? Does he even take advise, or does he think he has all the answers? Any compromise or concession with the democretins is a loss for the country. There is no working with them, only working against them to foil their plan to fundumentally change America. Will Boenher learn anything going into the next negotiations for debt ceiling? Nope. He is not our man as House speaker unless we like to lose.

After the fiscal cliff deal was reached, House Speaker John Boehner made it very clear that he was done negotiating directly with President Obama. Not surprisingly, Boehner’s promise of a new strategy going forward has to do with regrets over how he handled the cliff negotiations.

In a private speech to the Ripon Society on Tuesday, Boehner said that he should have taken a different course after the November election by immediately demanding that the Senate produce a bill to avert the worst parts of a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that were due...