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Democrats: Absent Tax Hikes, We're Totally Willing to Head Over the Fiscal Cliff

tuttletacoma Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:49 PM
none too bright remind me again why your black messiah is talking of 1.6 trillion in new taxes and why you believe only the evil rich are going to be hit with these tax increases and though you lack the mental acumen to comprehend what is happening, it is economist's who are warning of the country going over the fiscal cliff and today the imbecile pattrycake murray, old fairy reid's prized idiot in the senate said that going over the cliff is the marxist parties first option if they don't get the huge tax increase

Profoundly irresponsible?  Of course.  Politically insane?  Not really.  I'll expound on the second point in a moment, but first, let's survey the brazen talk from Team Blue -- with massive, recession-inducing tax hikes hanging in the balance.  Our new friend Patty Murray is at the front of the line:
 

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) says that if Republicans do not agree to let tax cuts expire for Americans making over $250,000 per year, the country should go over the fiscal cliff, which would allow automatic cuts in spending and the expiration of all tax cuts to...