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.
Yep. I thought it was a huge mistake at the time and its unfolded just as I feared. Obama has all the leverage, Boehner should have taken that deal last year while he had it.
Homer: [looking at watch] Two hours? Why'd they build this ghost town so far away?
Lisa: Because they discovered gold over there!
Homer: It's because they're stupid, that's why. That's why everybody does everything.