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What's Wrong with the GOP?

Derek85 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 2:13 PM
"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." Why can't Republicans at least explain that people who make over $200,000 BEFORE TAX are not "millionaires and billionaires?"
Derek85 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 2:17 PM
Why can't the Republicans explain that their position was to extend Bush Tax Cuts for EVERYONE.

Obama successfully made it appear that the Republicans wanted the tax cuts to expire for everyone and he wanted them preserved for the middle class..

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...