Daily Archives: 11/10/2012

Obama Should Accept Boehner’s Offer to D eal

Why?

After a $1 billion campaign that changed almost nothing about the balance of power in Washington, Obama should remember that he is the President of the United States, get off the grandstand and show some bipartisan leadership.

Q. is, can he do this?

A strange view of compromise

Obama, Boehner Open Door to Compromise on Tax Breaks in ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks – WSJ.com

Not so fast, fella:

Mr. Obama, in his first statement on the fiscal cliff since winning re-election Tuesday, said any deal must include tax increases on “the wealthy.”

This is compromise? Tax wealthy not umpteen per cent but umpteen minus one? Same old Cocky Locky, having learned nothing.

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