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Good news and bad news from DC
Posted By Rob Schofield On November 26, 2012 @ 9:28 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
First the good: Conservative members of Congress are talking back to one of the capital’s biggest bullies. Think Progress reports  that Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee joined a growing chorus of GOP lawmakers publicly distancing themselves from Grover “Dr. Evil” Norquist’s no tax pledge.
Now the bad: The “compromises” being advanced by the backtalkers are a long way from acceptable. As Steve Benen notes , Lindsay Graham deserves credit for rebuking Norquist, but his alternative fiscal solution is really just a warmed over version of Mitt Romney’s plan.
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 Think Progress reports: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/11/26/1233631/republican-senator-rebukes-norquist-im-not-obligated-on-the-pledge/
 Steve Benen notes: http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2012/11/26/15454314-lindsey-grahams-reasonableness-comes-with-fine-print?lite
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