Posted on 28 December 2012.
Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast
There was a brief burst of optimism after Barack Obama's reelection that Democrats and Republicans would finally go the grownup route and avert the so-called fiscal cliff.Hopes brightened again when John Boehner moved off his no-new-taxes-ever stance, agreeing to boost rates on millionaires, and Obama raised the income threshold on those who would be affected to $ 400,000 from $ 250,000. At last it seemed that rationality would prevail in Washington.Nope.
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