As a political junkie, I think the big fiscal-cliff showdown between the White House and Republican congressional leader is becoming great fun.
Consider THIS STUFF from Jonathan Karl of ABC News, for example:
Republicans are seriously considering a Doomsday Plan if fiscal cliff talks collapse entirely. It’s quite simple: House Republicans would allow a vote on extending the Bush middle class tax cuts (the bill passed in August by the Senate) and offer the President nothing more: no extension of the debt ceiling, nothing on unemployment, nothing on closing loopholes. Congress would recess for the holidays and the president would face a big ...