Some Trickle Down Economics reminders from Twitter...
Pushing a "Pay Go" strategy for Democratic proposals isn't good economics or good politics.
Reagan and both Bushes cut taxes for the rich and their corporations, promising that the "benefits" would "trickle down' to the rest of us. So did Kansas and Puerto Rico. How'd that work out for them -- and us?
Failed Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, who believes that the problem with America is that there are too many "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/05/paul-ryan-60-percent-of-a_n_1943073.html">takers</a>" slacking off in "<a href="http://firedoglake.com/2011/01/28/ayn-rand-fanboy-paul-ryan-used-social-security-hammock-to-put-himself-through-college/">hammocks</a>," went on MSNBC Monday morning with a simple message to America's poor: I care.
This is a good example of what they call in Don's old office "blowback." Because as Rumsfeld tried to join the <a href="https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/332173661018660865">middle-aged, white male Chick-Fil-A-loving chorus of yahoos</a> screaming BENGHAZI!!!! -- he inadvertently shot himself in the foot.
Move over "Trickle Down," there's a new game in town. It's an economy that begins with the middle class.
In Friday's New York Times, Bobo writes yet another column praising Santorum -- and lets something slip. I’m to Rick Santorum’s left on most social issues, like same-sex marriage and abortion. I’m also put off by his Manichaean political
Wednesday in New Hampshire, John McCain endorsed Willard at a town hall event. After the love fest, they opened it up to questions -- which was a big mistake. The fist question was by an Occupier, and he really let Willard have it. “It