Mike Pence pledges intransigence with Obama if the GOP takes back the House:
And yet they have failed to produce a single credible proposal to reduce spending by the levels required to tackle the debt without tax-hikes. This is what one can only call "magical nihilism." And as a political strategy next year, I think the party that refuses to compromise and is seen as refusing to compromise, will lose. If the debt is that dangerous, can the GOP truly justify doing nothing to counter it for the next two years, and indeed, by refusing to allow the sunsetting of the Bush tax cuts, actually increase the debt by $700 billion?