"It's so easy to be negative right now. Incredibly easy," said Cramer. "We are witnessing a titanic struggle in our nation's capital."
Not since the Civil War has there been so much acrimony among lawmakers in Congress. "They seem mean-spirited petty, reckless and angry," Cramer mused.
"We are witnessing a titanic struggle between those who are willing to compromise on fiscal cliff related spending cuts and tax increases and those who simply refuse."
Not only is that Mad Money host aggravated that hardliners are willing to risk a recession rather than compromise - he's downright outraged these same people aren't even willing to cancel or even delay vacation plans to try and find some common ground.
The fiscal cliff is likely the most important project that most lawmakers will have to tackle in their entire political careers.