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Surprise: Elizabeth Warren Can’t Define What the Phrase “Middle Class” Means

Brubaker15 Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 10:50 AM
According to Elizabeth Warren: "It’s not a numbers issue. I know you would expect a very wonky answer from me…When we strengthen education, when we make it possible for kids to go to college, then we strengthen America’s middle class, and that doesn’t mean a dollar figure.” When the central topic is the structure of our tax system, it is axiomatic that any mention of the "middle class" is precisely "a numbers issue." Of course, dealing with numbers issues by providing, you know, like, real numbers, would pull back the curtain and reveal the vacuity of the Democrats and their pompously self-serving arguments.

President Obama -- along with many of the liberal Democrats in Congress -- originally defined “the rich” as couples making more than $250,000 a year. They were very specific and emphatic about how this group of taxpayers needs to pay their “fair share.” Yet, when one of the Senate’s newest -- and one of the most liberal -- members was asked to define what income groups comprise the “middle class,” she simply couldn’t do it. How remarkable:

"It’s not a numbers issue. I know you would expect a very wonky answer from me…When...