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Nice: Democrats Fracturing Over "Fairness" Fetish

Steve18 Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 2:26 PM
With about 8% of folks supporting him..good luck with that. I'm no mathematician, but I have enough common sense to know ya can't beat a Full House with a pair of deuces...

One of Barack Obama's favorite words has sparked an unlikely kerfuffle within Democratic ranks.  During the 2008 campaign, candidate Obama told a debate audience that actual revenue outcomes aren't as important as imposing "fairness" through policy.  Even if raising a given tax reduces the amount of money the federal government takes in, he said, it's worth it, "for purposes of fairness."  Sure enough, as president, Obama remains wedded to the same destructive mentality.  He's made this subjective concept a centerpiece of his re-election campaign, touting the so-called "Buffett Rule" as the crown jewel of this egalitarian vision.  But there's...