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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

Steve of CA Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 4:36 AM
CL - Judging from your comments either you are a young first-year teacher, a student teacher or not a teacher at all. Real teachers have too much respect for their profession to use their job in order to indoctrinate students.

Democrats appear to have the upper hand on the politics of the fiscal cliff, which might explain their brash pronouncements and mind-blowing conceptualization of "compromise."  This morning I outlined three possible contingencies for Republicans, none of which is especially attractive.  But is there a fourth way?  The GOP's dilemma is a doozy.  Their opponents, emboldened by the election, are pushing for counter-productive tax hikes on "the rich" -- a politically popular...