A Policy Aside

The GOP ought to be able to get a two-year or three-year extension of all the tax cuts through the new Congress. (If Pelosi had allowed a vote, such a bill would have had a majority in the current House; some Democratic senators have also defected.) Let the president veto it if he dares. I doubt he would.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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