Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
Problem is you can't negotiate real solutions between opposing parties by saying "first give me what I want, then we'll discuss your ideas."
Both sides will have to give in somewhat on one imperfect deal.
Yep, the right's gotta play ball. They want 100% their way (see: complete refusal to discuss tax increases as part of a debt solution), which just how the world works -- at least not for adults.