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Leaders Negotiating Badly: Bridging the “Cliff” (with help from Tom Toles)

The budget deadline, aka “fiscal cliff” is testing our patience and the leadership qualities of Republicans and Democrats. The Republicans veer between pretending to want to negotiate… and coming to the table to negotiate while hoping negotiation is not necessary… to negotiating a position that it’s the other side’s fault, while admitting that it doesn’t […]