Senate Democrats are putting the U.S. economy at risk

Your Dec. 22 editorial "The GOP tax hike" could just as easily have been titled "The Democratic tax hike," with the sub-headline: "By rejecting the House's tax-cut extension for one year, which President Obama asked for, the Senate put the U.S. economy at risk."

This would have been a failure of both parties — not to mention a total lack of leadership and involvement by the president.

Lyle Rescott, Marriottsville

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