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    ... he has never done this.  He always says that something is off limits and then, introduces it as a sweeter, generally about half-way through the negotiations.

    And if he decided to grow a backbone, he would have used it in the cliff debate, and hammered out a deal with the new, incoming Congress instead of allowing tax rates to go up on 77% of Americans while preventing estate tax increases on all but the top 0.3%.

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