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The GOP and the "Working Class"

upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 8:09 AM
Lets me honest though. Although we have a high corporate tax rate, corporations actually pay a very low rate, one of the lowest in the world after they employ the tax loopholes and deductions. The reality is that we should have no corporate income taxes (which are actually taxes on consumers). But, if it is so difficult to do business here, how come we have so many businesses? Name a country that is more business friendly that has the infrastructure that we do? It just annoys me that corporate leaders try to hide their income overseas and try to find cheap labor elsewhere and then do not use the profits to benefit the U.S.

I've always taken exception to the term "working class" used to denote blue collar workers; my dad was a doctor and he was often at the hospital treating patients for 12 1/2 hours per day.  What about that isn't working?

Even so, Matt Lewis (once of Townhall) has an important piece in The Week, discussing the increasing demoralization of the working class (in the traditional sense of the term). It's a topic well worth the GOP's attention, not because "creative destruction" (and the failed lives and towns, etc. that accompany it) isn't an inevitable part of capitalism -- but because...