WSJ: GOP Losing on Payroll Tax Issue

The GOP leaders have somehow managed the remarkable feat of being blamed for opposing a one-year extension of a tax holiday that they are surely going to pass. This is no easy double play…. At this stage, Republicans would do best to cut their losses and find a way to extend the payroll holiday quickly… The alternative is more chaotic retreat and the return of all-Democratic rule.

A Wall Street Journal editorial that skewers Republicans for their handling of the payroll tax cut extension.