Yesterday, he only threw for 100 yards against the Dallas Cowboys, but it was enough to lift the Washington Redskins to an unlikely NFC East division title and a spot in the NFL playoffs. Today, all Robert Griffin III would have to do is walk into the Capitol building, and an immediate bipartisan consensus on a fiscal cliff deal would begin to form.
It is tempting to imagine the news reports:
Griffin described how he overcame a knee injury to lead the home team to a series of unlikely victories, finding new support in players like running back Alfred Morris. Enraptured lawmakers immediately signed off on a Republican proposal to end state and local tax deductions in return for dropping changes to Social Security’s benefit structure.
As the 2011 Heisman Trophy humbly described how the Redskins overcame a tough start to surpass the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, legislators quietly agreed to make the Bush tax cuts permanent, as the GOP had wanted, while retaining a higher estate tax rate, as Democrats had demanded.
“Who wants to think about the ‘death tax’ when there’s another week of football to live for?” gasped a star-struck Republican committee chair.Continue reading on www.breitbart.com