President Obama, on creating a deficit-reduction deal that includes increased tax revenue:
"This idea of balance, this idea of shared sacrifice, of a deficit plan that includes tough spending cuts but also includes tax reform that raises more revenue, this isn't just my position. This isn't just a Democratic position. This isn't some wild-eyed socialist position."
That’s right, Barry, it is not. In fact it is both a rational socialist position and the consensus of the vast majority of Americans.
Those are very nice words, though, as you prostrate yourself to gut public programs and safety nets while appeasing the Republican Greed Machine.
Gotta love that “bi-partisan” deal making where this “idea of balance” gets thrown under the bus so you can be seen as a...as what, exactly?