Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said that allowing tax cuts for the wealthy to expire would be "the responsible thing to do."
That it is responsible goes without saying. After all, the deficit hawks who go on and on about the dangers of deficits ... seem to ignore this:
Of course for most of the deficit scolds, the fact that the filthy rich will have their taxes go up is what only a Commie-Fascist-Socialist-Maoist-Kenyan-America hater could want.
Tim Geithner and even Alan Greenspan with the bulk of the American people versus the really, really rich.
So, will you actually have the guts Mr. President?
[cross-posted to Firedoglake]