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

Uber Dave Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:40 PM
jcp052? Yet another personality introduced into Sybil’s addled, diseased, fevered, tortured, turgid, squirming, pulsating, crippled, damaged, non-functioning, atrophied brain. It must be getting really crowded in there; the staff at the Happy Acres Sanitarium and Rest Home are at their wits end. The electro-shock therapy, Lithium and Seroquel cocktails and extensive lobotomies should be depopulating Sybil’s head not adding more demented personalities. But when Ray Ancle/Ancel cannot convince all of the babbling personalities in Sybil’s crippled brain to escape the funny farm he just creates a new one and out the door they go. If you see someone peddling down the street on a John Deere green plastic tractor holding the...
Uber Dave Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:41 PM
steering wheel with his teeth while wearing a tin foil festooned helmet, a strait jacket and clinging desperately to a stolen laptop, call the mental incompetency hot-line at 1-888-425-3948…

…That’s 1-888-halfwit and the men in the white coats will come at once to take Sybil back to his/her funny farm home…

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...