As we draw ever closer to the dreaded “fiscal cliff” that is nothing of the sort, the GOP is still coming to terms with the fact that they have no leverage whatsoever in these negotiations. They continue to make demands that would be intolerable had they won the election. Here was their first “offer:”
Yes, I can see how the GOP might view this as a compromise. After all, for the last four years, they’ve demanded that Obama give them everything they want or else they’ll tank the economy. That only worked because they had things to hold hostage like the debt ceiling or unemployment insurance. They don’t have any hostages this time and they’re panicking. How do we know they’re panicking?
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