Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sunday Morning Reading

We've been focusing recently on the cries of "class warfare" from Rethugs who are determined to protect the largest corporations and wealthiest individuals from increased taxes. Seventy-five percent of the public supports tax increases on the wealthy, so it should be a cause the Dems can win. Should be. Sally Kohn's article in today's Kaplan Daily lays out a case for joining the battle with the plutocrats and their Rethug hired hands. A sample:
"...'class warfare' accurately describes a situation in which 400 people control more wealth than the poorest 150 million Americans combined. If 'class warfare' isn’t the richest of the rich fighting tooth and nail against unions and any tax increases while record numbers of people lose their homes, what is?"
President Obama shouldn't fear casting it in terms of an economic war that's been waged on the middle class for at least 30 years by the plutocracy. He should know that if he fights for them in this economic war, the middle class will respond.

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