The NY City Council's Progressive Caucus has introduced a plan to place a temporary city/state income tax surcharge on the wealthiest -- precisely the amount of the tax windfall they will get under the new tax plan.
The Democratic members of Congress have to do something out of character. They have to stand up to their own president. They have to protect the country from the insidious, Machiavellian duplicity of the Republican leadership.
Yeah, I know what the polls say: That more people disapprove of Obama than approve of him, that only 11% approve of Congress. Practically speaking then, here's what the Democrats have to do to keep Congress.