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Sound Policy is Sound Politics

Tired of DemWits Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 12:43 PM
Many great points in this article which should be sent to all Congressional Republicans to refresh their memories and give them some courage to do the right thing for America and not to keep their job.

As I watched Congressional Republican leaders stumble too often during the fiscal cliff negotiations, I was reminded that a wise mentor often said, "Sound policy is sound politics." This is a lesson Republicans should have learned by now. Instead they’re using flawed logic and telling themselves, “President Obama won the election with a mandate for higher taxes that the public currently supports. A strategic retreat now on tax hikes and cutting government spending will strengthen our political position and keep us relevant in the long run."

So in pursuit of this flawed strategy enough Republicans agreed to a budget deal that...