"On extending Bush-era tax cuts at home, he said, "I want to make sure that taxes don't go up for middle-income families on January 1. That's my top priority." He reiterated that he opposes a permanent extension of those tax breaks for the wealthy."
Kos takes this as good news. Sorry, I don't. I've learned the hard way that he is signaling to the Republicans that if more tax giveaways to the rich are the price of keeping the middle class tax cuts, he's ready to do it.
Get ready for another sellout, any day now. And then get ready for Obama's spokesmen to beat up on the left for not loving his gutless betrayal of them. That's been his pattern all along. Why should we expect anything different now?