Thursday, December 22, 2011

Repubs blink, seek face-saving way out

Republicans seem to be floating an idea for ending the dispute over the payroll tax cut extension that would allow Boehner and the Tea Party House Republicans to save face.  The idea is to have a three-month extension instead of the two-month extension in the Senate bill.  Boehner said today that the problem with the two-month extension in the Senate bill is that two-months are "more burdensome" and "costly" for employers because it doesn't match up with the quarterly reporting.  Nonsense?  Yep.  But that's the House Republicans for you.  They have now truly all gone nuts.

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