Matt Welch Discusses Fiscal Cliff Stalemate
WASHINGTON (AP) – Some rank and file Republicans are recommending some pragmatism in the approach to the fiscal cliff. They’re putting increased pressure on party leaders to rethink opposition to tax hikes on the wealthy if they can get entitlement cuts in return.
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met yesterday and say communication lines remain open.
Matt Welch, the Editor in Chief of the libertarian website Reason.com and co-author of “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong With America,” discussed the stalemate with KFWB’s Penny Griego and Phil Hulett: