Calling All Independents: What Do You Think About the Tax Deal?

Here at It's A Free Country, we've had a lively debate about the deal President Obama struck with Congressional Republicans. We've heard from disaffected Democrats and gloating Republicans, but we haven't heard as much from self-identified moderates and independents.

So - independents and moderates - how you feel about the tax compromise? Who is talking to you?

And while we're at it, with both President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg making plays this week for the mantle of the reasonable, let's-get-it-done executive, tell us — how does it feels to be part of the coveted middle heading into 2012?