On fiscal cliff . . . we’re so screwed

According to this HuffPo article (On Fiscal Cliff, Republicans Wait For Action From Obama, Democrats.), we’ll need Republican votes to pass a budget that would avert the fiscal cliff.

In the House, Speaker John Boehner can’t deliver those votes; and in the Senate, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn’t dare to because he’s anticipating a Tea Party challenge for his seat in the next election.

This does not bode well.

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