In the old days, when you went against your party, the President would twist your arm, invite you over to the White House for lunch, or take you to the golf course. If you stuck to your position, he wouldn't crucify you in the press.
The President doesn't do that anymore as they requires hard work and an affinity to be around people. Well, except for the last part.
-I don't trust a man who talks about ethics when he's picking my pocket.- Time Enough For Love - Robert A Heinlein
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And Reid already did it before.
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Apples and oranges, not the same thing.
EDIT: And if this was the McConnell/Reid "PlanB" compromise, it wasn't just Reid's bill to begin with. The outcome was the Budget Control Act of 2011, which is what we are dealing with NOW.
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