UP: Cutting off aid to Egypt
DOWN: U.S. influence in the Middle East.
UP: Cutting off aid to the Palestinian Authority after Salam Fayyad’s resignation.
DOWN: Any progress toward a two-state solution.
UP: Passage of watered-down background checks.
DOWN: A ban on high-capacity magazines.
UP: The GOP taking the Senate in 2014.
DOWN: Democrats taking the House in 2014.
UP: Border security as part of immigration reform.
DOWN: Calling any immigration reform “amnesty.”
UP: Forgetting about a grand bargain.
DOWN: A “down payment” on the debt.
UP: Moving military assets to the Far East.
DOWN: “Engagement” with tinpot tyrants.