Originally Posted by Direckshun
Welp, here's the cluster**** we all thought was coming.
After failing to sell his compromises to his caucus, Boehner is now threatening to walk away from the table altogether. He's offered "Plan B," which is a millionaire tax with nothing else, and a promise to go to war over the debt ceiling again.
Given how bizarre and counter productive it is to these talks, which were nearing towards a solution, the White House has now threatened to veto this idea.
Useful chart. Boehner #1 looks the best. Obama's desire for extra spending seems to be the main impediment.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will