The Deal: Various Responses

Actual legislative language of Senate-passed fiscal cliff deal. ow.ly/gsNPZ

— Bruce Bartlett (@BruceBartlett) January 1, 2013

Zaid Jilani:

Because the payroll tax cut is expiring and the Make Work Pay tax cut is not coming back, most working Americans will also see a tax increase. The most galling thing is that 98 percent […]

Red v. Blue Redux

A supplemental note of consolation for the myriad gobsmacked conservatives who are no doubt sobbing in their double-scotch-and-sodas today: GOP gerrymandering works (alas).

h/t QueerJohnPA