Question: Is Obama delusional enough to really believe this tax hike (which would fund the government for only 8 days) is going to solve our deficit woes?

REDFORD, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he “won’t compromise” on his demands that the wealthiest Americans pay more in taxes.

However, Obama held back from directly criticizing Republicans for opposing his tax plans, perhaps signaling that private negotiations over the “fiscal cliff” are showing progress. Obama and Boehner met privately at the White House Sunday.