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Reid on the Fiscal Cliff: “We’re Not Going to Do Anything”

Friday, December 21, 2012

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Raise your hand if you’re the least bit surprised. Harry Reid’s Senate has perfected the art of doing nothing; from not passing budgets to not taking up President Obama’s various proposals. They also do quite a bit of not debating or voting on legislation — due to a record number of Republican filibusters, triggered by Reid’s historic abuse of shutting down the amendment process. So with America on the precipice of devastating across-the-board tax hikes, Harry Reid is promising to do precisely nothing unless President Obama gets everything he wants. Two quotes from today’s press conference:

(1) “We are not taking up anything they are working on over [in the House].”

(2) “We are not going to do anything.”

Senate Republicans have culled a list of choice quotes from Reid over the last three weeks, demanding that the House act to protect the middle class while “compromising” on rates for the “richest of the rich”

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