Damn it all, why don’t we just try our luck and go off the cliff? That’s what some might be saying after the not-so-dramatic fiscal cliff negotiations fell apart (again) on Wednesday. The president, having relented, raising the Bush rates income to $400,000 and including some cuts to Social Security. Obama called this a “fair deal.” Boehner didn’t agree. In only 115 words, the speaker called on Democrats to support his “Plan B,” or else.
WHAT’D YOU EXPECT? AP; Getty