in exchange for the Republicans agreeing not to make a fuss about the debt ceiling for the moment.Then the GOP will threaten to inflict the sequester–which will then consist solely of across-the-board domestic spending cuts–on the whole country.Obama will put SS and Medicare on the table in exchange for the GOP agreeing to defer the sequestered cuts, and after a few further rounds of negotiation, the Democrats will reluctantly acquiesce to avoid economic catastrophe.
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