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December 15, 2012 • Editorial

GOP moving, Obama should, too

It’s puzzling how much the definitions of “compromise” and “balance” have changed since the November election.

The message out of the White House, dutifully repeated by the press corps, is that the GOP’s stubborn refusal to compromise on President Barack Obama’s balanced approach to attacking the budget deficit is what’s holding up a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

To the president, compromise apparently means capitulation, and balance means nothing but tax hikes will do. He’ll be in Detroit Monday to continue selling that theme.

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