Originally Posted By: MacBozo
If Boehner cannot reign in the TP and they push us over that cliff, he won't be Speaker next Congress. He has been totally ineffective for his two years of "leadership."

I think it's just the opposite. If Bonhner agrees to a grand bargain to avoid going over the cliff then he's booted out as Speaker. If he folds to the Teaparty demands he remains speaker. I think he'd rather remain in power than help the country.