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The American people are waiting for the ball to drop,” Mr. Reid said, “but it’s not going to be a good drop.
From The New York Times: Reid Says a Deal Is Unlikely Before the Fiscal Deadline
I’ve been a bit bemused as I’ve watched news organizations [take] every histrionic comment or drop-dead statement at face value, when this is the sort of thing that happens with end-game negotiations. And they usually get resolved - guess when - at the end.

Norm Ornstein, Congressional scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Co-author of “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks : How The American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism” More on today’s To the Point.

Yesterday, Warren Olney, host of “To The Point”, discussed the possibility of going over the ‘fiscal cliff’ with President of the American Action Forum, and economist, Doug Holtz-Eakin. Are we facing a perilous ‘Thelma and Louise’-style ending, or would failure to reach a deal before the end of the year be too great of a responsibility for the nation’s leaders to avoid?