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

puzny Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 6:52 PM
However, it is a legitimate question. If she and others of her ilk are going to have a specific cutoff for the "rich" that they demonize, shouldn't they have a similarly specific deineation for the "middle class" that they fetishize?

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...