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How Democrats Can Get What They Want: Agree With Republicans

coveyrise Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 8:37 AM
All the Democrats have to do know is keep the Media on their side and keep pushing the notion that everyone who has been successful in America did so by taking "Unfair Advantage" of everyone else. Everyone believes in FAIRNESS so the only way to even the score is to take more from those who cheated and give it to those who were mistreated. This is why the term LESS FORTUNATE works so well for Democrats. If they can keep selling the notion that you're the victim of BAD LUCK not BAD CHOICES they get to retain power can Redistribute Wealth until it runs out.
Democrats have said that that their priorities when it comes to a fiscal cliff deal are to raise more tax revenue and make the tax code more progressive.

Which is why it's odd to see them drawing a line in the sand on raising tax rates.

Raising marginal income tax rates is one of the most economically harmful ways to raise taxes. (The only provisions of the tax code that are more damaging are the corporate income tax and taxes on savings and investments.) Perhaps the only explanation is that Democrats don't actually care about...