Originally Posted by houghtam
When you stake out a position so far to the right, going to the center ends up being a "compromise", but still ends up with a right-tinge to it. That is not compromise, it's throwing a tantrum because you didn't get your way, and expecting people to give in. Also, read some polls. News flash, the public thinks that the sequester is the GOP's fault, not Obama's.
I could care less what the media tells us the public is feeling about sequester. Anyone with a brain knows it was Obamas idea and the republicans liked it because they knew either way they would get spending cuts.