The professional left is really not different than the right in that they forget their past missteps and repeat them despite evidence they are on a path to hand Republicans precisely what they want.
There has been no dearth of outrage from EmoProgs who are furious with the president for his third fiscal cliff proposal, and their anger is based on ignorance of the negotiation and governing process
The prescient question is; will the 112th Congress accomplish anything without compromise? It is difficult to foretell the future, but it doesn’t look promising for the American people who desperately want their leaders to work together to create jobs and keep the economy going in the right direction. Obama has shown a willingness to compromise when Republicans have not.