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

Uber Dave Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:28 PM
...rustics were too stupid to realize their plight and unaware of the hundreds of millions killed by the evils of capitalism and obtusely resisted our efforts to save them from themselves. To our great fortune, stalwart heroes or the failed cultural revolution of the 1970’s recognized the need to incrementalize and undermine public education to create enough useful idiots which in turn led to our most recent gains. Our march to the shining goal of a Socialist America will continue remorselessly until we reach it and then the obstructionists and useful idiots can be eliminated. If we cannot have a revolution with a violent beginning we will be satisfied with one that has a violent end since our purpose is so essential.

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...