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Obama Tax Cut Deal and the Democratic Party

AKIE BERMISS: Last week’s big political hubbub was the Obama Tax Cut deal. Apparently, it was the straw the broke the camel’s back… for everyone. People on the Left couldn’t stand that Obama had “caved” on the Estate Tax and tax cuts for people making over $250,000 a year. People on the Right were upset because the tax cuts represent a huge deficit expense (it bears mentioning, however, that the Right is often the champion of cutting taxes… so its a big hypocritical craw-sticker there). And the rest of the country was pretty much just confused — and also angry that they are out of work, things don’t seem to be getting better, and nobody in Washington appears to be doing anything about it.

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Romney and Michigan

DANI ALEXIS RYSKAMP: According to Public Policy Polling’s, um, polling, Mitt Romney is tied in the popular opinion with Mike Huckabee here in Michigan – and that news is I disagree. That result isn’t so much troubling as it is totally expected.

HOWARD MEGDAL: Mitt Romney’s Michigan primary victory in 2008 only strengthened the nonsense idea that his ties to the state mean anything going into 2012. Continue reading

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