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Make the Democrats Own the Obama Economy

samswede Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 8:11 AM
I've been saying the same thing ever since the election. The more Republicans fight Obama on raising taxes "on the rich" the more the media will blame Republicans for the inevitable disaster. For Dems, it's not about increasing revenue though, it's about envy and punishing success. We're going to have to go along for the next two years so it can be demonstrated that Robin Hood economics does not work.

One bright spot of Barack Obama's re-election was knowing that unemployment rates were about to soar for the precise groups that voted for him -- young people, unskilled workers and single women with degrees in gender studies. But now the Democrats are sullying my silver lining by forcing Republicans to block an utterly pointless tax-raising scheme in order to blame the coming economic Armageddon on them.

Democrats are proposing to reinstate the Bush tax cuts for everyone ... except "the rich." (Why do only tax cuts come with an expiration date? Why not tax increases? Why not...