Originally Posted by alnorth
The republicans spat on a far, far, far, far better deal last year than what they are likely going to get now.
The idiotic tea party decided to gamble on beating Obama and rolled snake-eyes while simultaneously losing 2 more senate seats. They now have zero leverage.
They have plenty of leverage to lever us right over the cliff. And I hope to God they do it.
We need an economic forest fire. If we don't let it burn and regrow, it'll only be worse later. Far worse.