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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

theoriginalbryce Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:40 PM
Apparently the GOP members on the Hill have been the party of 'no' for so long they have forgotten what is involved in negotiations. One party makes an offer that exceeds what they want, the other side makes their own, and over time the two reach common ground.
jilgavvent Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:57 PM
No is good when Marxist are in the WH running rough-shod over the constitution! I love gridlock!
Don6266 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:52 PM
Kinda hard when the dems say no to everything repubs offer and never try to give in. Nice try. It is the dems who are the party of no, nice try.
Carlos_7 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:43 PM
God forbid Obama would know what he wants.

My teen daughter is far less fickle than the "First Gay President".
byeBarry Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:42 PM
Well looky here, the victim, this should be good, carry on!

I've been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let's give credit where it's due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama's fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week.  (In case you're keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner).  Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."  Think about that.  The President of the United States,...