The Fiscal Cliff Bakeoff is officially underway, with TV spots flying from every quarter.
Over here, this ad from House of Bush consigliere Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS:
Over there, this ad from the AFSCME, SEIU, and NEA unions:
And over all, this startling concession from Grand Old Party Girl Ann Coulter (2:00- 2:32, via Politico’s Playbook):
‘OK fine, let’s do that, but in the end, at some point, if the Bush tax cuts are repealed and everyone’s taxes go up, I promise you Republicans will get blamed for it,’ [Coulter] said. ‘It doesn’t mean you cave on everything, but there are some things Republicans do that feed into what the media is telling America about Republicans.’ … ‘You’re saying capitulate to Obama?’ Hannity stammered. … ‘We lost the election, Sean!’
Apparently, the election’s not all they lost.