16. Exactly. He's not a wizard with a magic wand. So far, I'm seeing a firmer Obama.
He has pledged not to accept cont'd tax cuts on the wealthy. I'm prepared to be hit with higher taxes come January. I'm afraid it might come to that. It will be painful. Boy, will it be painful. But if he/we don't take a stand, it will simply encourage more hostage taking.
Then they'll get thru Congress (I hope) tax cuts on the middle class. That seems to be the plan.