About time someone in the opposition caught onto the scam. The "fiscal cliff" was created by Bernanke in February and has been smoldering in the left wing media awaiting the proper crisis environment (now to Jan 3, 2013).
Regardless of the ad campaigns and hype, bottom line is more taxes, more huge deficits, a tsunami of regs and the dead hand of the EPA clutching your energy. The only question is when the bubble will burst since the Keynesians can still pump to keep it in the air. Traders are betting they can bail before it bursts. Be afraid. It will not end well.