Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Angry Republicans Likely to Kill Fiscal Cliff Deal

The New York Times says Republicans are angry.

Yeah, we've been saying that for years, the GOP is the party of angry old white men.

So here we go over the cliff folks, driven by boiling right-wing male anger.

The U.S. Senate stayed up all night to pass a last minute bill (at 2am by 89-8) to stop taxes from going up on all Americans, but the angry men who control the House won't hear of it: 
House Republicans reacted with anger Tuesday afternoon to a Senate-passed plan to head off automatic tax increases and spending cuts, putting the fate of the legislation in doubt just hours after it appeared Congress was nearing a resolution of the fiscal crisis.