Monday, August 22, 2011

Trickle-Down Economics: The GOP's Hostility Towards the Middle Class

There are certain 'teaching moments' when the Republicans do something so transparently hostile to average people and so obviously in the service of wealthy people (at everyone else's expense), that you can actually use them as an example that can be quite convincing in recruiting people away from the party.

This article provides one of those moments. The issue is taxation. Specifically, the issue is a proposed extension of the payroll tax holiday. I'll let the article do the talking.

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