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

The Sloandog Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:12 AM
It sounds more and more that Rand Paul is running for POTUS in 2016 and he will have had a clear record of voting against all these doomed to fail measures that Hussein,Boehner are passing. I don't really care what party affiliation he will be under I will defiantly be voting for him.
rmiller Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:20 AM
The Sloandog Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:24 AM
Both Ron Paul and Johnson come across as loonies to the public on national defense and social issues. Rand Paul has a much more commonsensical message.

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...