No one can take Obama or his policies seriously. He is proposing a rehash of what he proposed in 2011. Which was a rehash of his failed stimulus program. The man has no new ideas and no ability to change positions. Negotiation with someone like that is impossible. Perhaps that's why he was asked to leave the room so the adults could talk the last time this came up. McConnell 'Burst Into Laughter' as Geithner Outlined Obama's Plan | The Weekly Standard More at the source.