There is a fiscal slope and actually from here is not too steep.
We should go over, reduce the spending, let everyone's tax increase and see where it takes us. Like a trip to the dentist, a lot of times the fear and anticipation are worse than the reality.
At any rate the ball is in Obama's court and he thinks it's a game so game on.
I don't think its just in his court- Congress and the inability to compromise has been the problem for years