Well, here at least is a sign of sanity in the Republican leadership.
Sanity? Republican leadership? Gosh! How so?
Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.
Oh the fun it never ends -- and for those who love fun, the PJ Wettler finds it, the fun:
Obama also wants an unlimited debt ceiling, or to be more accurate, no debt ceiling at all. Couple that with a future of no budgets and a president who knows he has hacked Congress into irrelevance by using Harry Reid as an adjunct of his West Wing, and you have a president who is offering a “deal” one would offer to a totally defeated and decimated foe.
We can quibble about the specifics but... yeah.
The congressional Republicans don’t have a lot of leverage, but they’re not totally defeated and decimated. They do control the House and most governorships.
I mean, because....
If Obama keeps this up, we will go over the cliff. It will be his fault, but the media will not hold him to account.
That's some leverage you have there, then, chief.
This game is about destroying what’s left of the checks on Obama’s power, and destroying the Republican party at the same time. There’s no other way to explain why he would have Geithner offer such a one-sided, unserious deal.
The Republican party sure does need destroying, I won't lie.
Anyway, this is the PJ Wettler, so none of it is true. But ain't it pretty to think so?