THE FISCAL CLIFF NEGOTIATIONS NEED C-SPAN: Want to force a compromise? Negotiate in public. “Few things are more characteristic of business as usual in Washington, D.C., than closed doors. Nothing will do more to end business as usual than opening them to C-SPAN cameras. With the ‘fiscal cliff’ of sequestration approaching, now is the perfect time to establish a precedent: The bigger the deal, the more important it is that negotiations be done in public.”