The "fiscal cliff" was created by Congress in 2011 to get itself out of a debt ceiling jam it also created. Now, as the due date approaches, this invention -- its own device -- is what some in Congress seem to fear like an approaching movie monster.
By the way, what does this fiscal cliff thing look like?
As the clock ticks down to doomsday, millions fear what will happen if/when we do confront the dreaded fiscal cliff. As the pendulum swings back and forth so many questions are dangling: When we take the plunge into the forbidden abyss, will the planet survive? Is there any hope for mankind? Is this a fate even worse than death?
And, what the hell does the fiscal cliff look like?
See above for the only known depiction of the scariest man-made monster since 1956 -- the Fiscal Cliff from the Id.