In Defense Of Lefty Whiners

A reader writes:

Surely it has been pointed out to you that for Obama to reap any of the political benefit of this move to the center on taxes in the political spirit of Clinton era 'triangulation' it is incumbent on us liberals and progressive to scream to the high heavens, to make our genuine, strong, anger and displeasure over capitulating to the wealthy and super-wealthy known throughout the land (or at least the media); only then will the middle-grounders, Independents and even the right feel that Obama has moved in their direction, not ours. We are doing our part.