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  •  To be a madman on the debt ceiling (0+ / 0-)

    Obama and/or Democrats in Congress needed to demonstrate a greater willingness to see the US default on the national debt than the Tea Party Republicans.  That just isn't happening, so the Republicans have an incredibly strong bargaining position.

    The failure of Democrats has been an unwillingness to accept the collateral damage necessary for taking a hard line on anything.

    With respect to the Bush tax cuts, there has to be a willingness to let them expire for everyone, including the middle class.

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