Skip to comments.Chuck Schumer optimistic about ‘cliff’ deal (Schumer predicts a Boehner cave)
Posted on 11/09/2012 7:05:00 AM PST by tobyhill
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Friday he was optimistic that Congress will reach a compromise on the fiscal cliff and added that he believes House Speaker John Boehner is indicating hes open to a deal. The House wants to Boehner [a Republican] wants to compromise. You know, Boehners not a hard-right guy, but hes a mainstream conservative, Schumer, a Democrat, said on MSNBCs Morning Joe show.
He said that the 2010 elections resulting in a Republican House majority, together with Tuesdays election boosting the Senate Democratic Senate majority illustrate how a compromise is reached.
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Schumer will get a Boehner...
Wow that Schmuckie Schumer sure is a brilliant guy, isn’t he?
Imagine being able to see the lay of the land so well.
It’s like predicting mobile homes will be damaged by the coming tornado.
But it will not avoid the fiscal cliff. It just builds the bridge to nowhere a little farther out beyond the edge of the cliff so that when we fall off the end of the tracks, we fall into the deepest part of the chasm.
He's betting on a sure thing.
maybe shuckie ought to be home handing out water and blankets
oh wait, no cameras
Chuck Schumer optimistic about cliff deal (Schumer predicts a Boehner cave)
Boehner caving is about as dramatic a prediction as stating the sun will rise from the east.
Elections have consequences
If Schumer is referring to Boehner as mainstream, you KNOW we have a problem.
The Republican "brand" is tainted to the point of being irreparably defaced. Sorta like that priceless Italian painting that some know-nothing woman was hired to restore and instead turned it into some 5th grader's interpretation of a person's face.
We need to regroup as a party of values and Constitutional adherence, or we're truly dead as a nation.
Why doesn’t he hand out solar panels and wind mill blades.
That should help...
Predicting a Boehner cave is like predicting the sunrise.
Schumer’s real goal is to stick a knife deep in the back of Dingy Harry. He wants Reid’s job soooooo bad, but the old fart keeps holding on.
I just want the GOP to take control of the Senate in 2014.
Obama is now a lame duck—I want us to slow his communist ass down as much as possible.
Obama may have won re-election, but his Political Capital is diminished—he won with fewer votes than in 2008, and his popularity is NOWHERE NEAR WHAT IT WAS after he first seized power.
So we need to say tough titties, BO. Your turn to flail in the wind, just like your party did to George Dubya Bush after he won re-election in 2004.
Exactly! Bring it on. Let the people see the results of their vote. Obama has played his last “blame” card.
The only problem is believing ANYTHING Schumer says.
Which includes comments about Boehner designed solely to anger conservatives which seem to work every time (as evidenced on this thread).
You think the Weeper of the House and McConnell will do ANYTHING to slow down the train? It’s a pipe dream to even mention reversing!
I say full speed ahead, give the public what it wanted; freebies for everyone.
And when the SHTF, shortly thereafter, I can do some plinking from the water tower or roof of the house.