Some liberals see President Obama’s concession to Republicans on the Bush tax cuts as the latest in a series of failures: the public option, card check legislation, the list goes on. But how much is his agreement to extend the Bush tax cuts for two years really hurting his 2012 chances? Plus, Mark and Domenico discuss the strategy behind Obama’s passing an extension now, so that Democrats can campaign against it in two years.
Special thanks to Mixed Bag and Salt Grass for the questions!
Edited by Ali Weinberg. Video was shot by Alexandra Moe and Ali Weinberg.