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Should Republicans Just Give Obama What He Wants?

TS8 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:34 PM
I think voting "present" will be the single thing that the dems fear most. You'll see a lot of squirming in the aisle of congress if this happens. If the Republicans vote on this, they will be blamed by the dems and the dem party media for everything that goes wrong. The dems will lie about everything and the msm will report it as fact. The only way to duck the carnage is to not participate. Bad things are going to happen, no matter what. Let the dems own it all.
HarryReidAllAmericanFag Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:37 PM
Conservatives must battle the left. If they hit you hit them harder. The left deserves a deadly knockout if the United States hopes to survive.
JRusso Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:46 PM
The best way to "hit them harder" is to collapse the welfare state, ala Cloward-Piven-Galt. It's a lot better than putting bullets downrange.
Ralph178 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 2:46 PM
Think of voting present as a judo move. Let their strike be met with.....nothing. Let its momentum carry them right over your shoulder and onto their back. Don't hide from it. Let everyone know exactly what you are doing and why.

What should conservatives make of this provocative post from "RB" at the Right Sphere, which basically counsels Congressional Republicans to just get out of the way and let Obama have his way on the fiscal cliff?  Though I have some fundamental quarrels with the premise, I must confess that RB's "let it burn" playbook is certainly appealing on some level:
 

I’ve been watching the negotiations – if you can call Republicans negotiating with themselves while Obama still hasn’t put a plan on the table “negotiating” – over the “Fiscal Cliff” for weeks and it’s time for...