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Republicans' Ace in the Hole: Simpson-Bowles?

Wallac Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:19 PM
Oh they will be blamed, because the people already know about Grover and his role in this mess they've created for the themself. The Ironic thing about this issue is, the GOP really thought it was a good deal at the time, since they were sure to win the White House, they had everything all figured out, except a contingency plan. However that's not too strange, I mean-- they do live in a different world, somewhere in the past.

Democrats appear to have the upper hand on the politics of the fiscal cliff, which might explain their brash pronouncements and mind-blowing conceptualization of "compromise."  This morning I outlined three possible contingencies for Republicans, none of which is especially attractive.  But is there a fourth way?  The GOP's dilemma is a doozy.  Their opponents, emboldened by the election, are pushing for counter-productive tax hikes on "the rich" -- a politically popular...