The first thing to know about the so-called "fiscal cliff" is that it's not a cliff—it's a choice. It's a choice between making the 1% richer at the expense of everyone else, or lifting up 100% of Americans. It's a choice between American prosperity and European austerity.
In this new video, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich breaks down the fiscal choice in 2 minutes and 30 seconds—with pictures, too. He also explains what Democrats must do to make sure the rich pay their fair share and get the economy working for everyone.
Reich's video on Mitt Romney's economic plan went viral—half a million people watched and shared it—because it was so illuminating.