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What's Wrong with the GOP?

David3036 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 4:21 AM
Remember 10 years ago when the Bush-era tax cuts were characterized by Democrats and the media as tax cuts for Bush's "rich cronies"? More recently, when it looked as if the Bush tax cuts might end, they wailed about how it would hurt the middle class. Go figure.

Here is the biggest problem with the news coverage of the Fiscal Cliff. The only message coming through was President Obama's message: that he was trying to save the middle class from a tax increase by raising taxes on the rich. On the Republican side, the message was…well…it was a muddled mess.

Republicans seem to have great difficulty reminding people that the George W. Bush tax cuts are the reason middle income families have not been paying about $2,000 more in taxes every year. The agreement President Obama just made with Congress saves about 80% of those tax cuts. It saves...