18. He talked about arithmetic again. Said you can't do the deficit/budget with only loophole reform
and re-defined deductions. & Preventing extension of the Bush 1% Tax Cuts makes the "fiscal cliff" HALF of what they're claiming, so PO's intent is to address the deficit & budget, ending Bush Tax Cuts for the 1% is highest priority, followed LATER with negotiation concerning loopholes and other tax reforms.