A tolerable budget concession.
Seems like something a leading policy thinker ought to know.
They'll never get their tax increase through it!
The Zen of striking a deal by refusing to compromise.
Everybody chill the f-ck out. The calendar has got this.
But they won't raise tax rates on the wealthiest Americans.
Sounds better than "give Obama what he wants," though.
The two offered up their opposing takes on the Sunday morning talk shows.
It's like Obama's only thinking about what he wants!
His district changed, so it no longer applies!
We sort of need to know before they can make a deal.
A kind word for the Pete Peterson crowd, after many unkind words.
Insisting on extending the Bush tax cuts for the rich is a death trap for the GOP.
Decoding the GOP's delicate dance with its anti-tax mascot.
Quick, someone cover Grover Norquist's ears!
He probably just doesn't want to make Black Friday crowds any worse than they already are.
Panic! Cliff! Act! Now! Now! Now! No time for questions or analysis!