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Response to ProSense (Reply #42)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:23 PM

43. Compare to Clinton? No, look at the whole package.

Look at the whole package. Do not pretend that the rich will suffer in any real way here.

The plan was to impose over a trillion dollars in austerity on the PEOPLE, and that is what will happen, deal or no deal. Austerity was guaranteed as an outcome. That is the point.

Keep in mind that austerity is not only unnecessary here, it is understood by all honest economists to be a *malignant* move, one that will cause damage to the economy and extend the pain of a nation that is already suffering.

Yet that is how the game was played. That is the outcome that was ensured, from the very beginning, by both sides. Look at the Offers.



Nothing will change until Americans look clearly at how the game is rigged from the start in every single negotiation, how the possible options are artificially narrowed from the start, and how every single negotiation moves us rightward.

Every. Single. One.




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