” As the clock ticks and we watch the various players move their pieces into place, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that Republicans are in a no-win situation. They’re ether going to have to cave and agree to a tax increase without meaningful spending cuts or take the blame for going over the fiscal cliff. Here are five reasons why going over the cliff is by far the best option.
1. It’s a Trap!
Though House Speaker John Boehner foolishly helped to manufacture this trap by making tax increases the primary issue in the fiscal cliff negotiations, there’s still time to extricate himself and his party. “
- Cliff-Jumping With Barack (realclearpolitics.com)
- Speaker Boehner: Where Are the Democrats’ Spending Cuts? (speaker.gov)
- Obama intensifies pressure on fiscal cliff plan as GOP starts to break ranks (guardian.co.uk)