The under-$250,000 portion of the Democratic base is pig-bitin' mad today after senior presidential aide David Axelrod signaled (i.e. said with his mouth) that President Obama is now willing to compromise (i.e. capitulate) with the GOP over extending tax cuts for the wealthy.
"We have to deal with the world as we find it," Axelrod told the Huffington Post, noting that Obama's highest priority was extending tax cuts for the middle class "The world of what it takes to get this done is a wild world, full of savage Republicans with big teeth and big money and they pretty much scare the bejesus out of us."
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