Tax Compromise Is A Lose-Lose Situation For Democrats

December 5, 2010


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One Response to “Tax Compromise Is A Lose-Lose Situation For Democrats”

  1. Name: Mark on December 6th, 2010 10:01 pm

    Would Harry Truman have done this? I understand that there always, in the end, has to be a compromise, and that liberals are never, ever going to get all that they want. That’s the nature of politics. The problem is that Obama is not pulling out all the stops to get the most progressive final deal possible. He’s not out there on the stump giving the Republicans heat for their unpopular positions. I think that both Carter and Clinton, moderates though they were on domestic policy, would have fought harder for, and achieved, a more progressive final settlement had they been faced with a situation like this.

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