quote: If the prez doesn't want to negotiate and reach a compromise then they should walk away. This was not a dictatorial election victory no matter what you think. The prez has only four more years not so the rest of us. Besides, these numbers are still just a drop in the debt bucket.
No shit, it's not as if these cuts make any difference in regards to our deficit. On the other hand, I have no idea why the Republicans want to protect the wealthy anyway? Most of them voted for Obama.
ETA: If we want to call $500,000 rich I have no problem with that but 250k is not an accurate depiction of rich in my mind.