Like Clinton wagging his finger at the camera as he lied, Obama lacks self-control, but at least it doesn't manifest itself in such a skeevy way. He walked out of negotiations with Republicans because they told him that tax increases are not in the cards, and then accused them of being childish, of not eating their peas. With that statement he is telling us all that we're the problem, not him. I'm sure there are some who don't care about their personal taxes going up, but what this whole crisis has revealed the conniving of the Democrats for what it was. Pass sweeping regulatory and spending increases and then count on the GOP to give in to higher taxes for the sake of cutting deficits as they've done so often before.
But this time they pushed it too far. And the people who pay for this nonsense have caught on and said, "No more!" So, Mr. President. It's time to pull off the BandAid.