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Response to ieoeja (Reply #54)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 05:41 PM

56. They obviously aren't doing enough.

The question is why. Regan's (and all the rest) tax cuts are the problem, but don't expect any meaningful tax increase to only affect the crowd in the Hamptons. Lots of upscale Democrats will have to give up that vacation in Tahoe to help a bunch of toothless rednecks in the south. That's how Republicans get away with all that crap. It's less about political ideology, identity politics, religion, guns, abortion, and the war on Christmas and more about money. Plain old filthy lucre. That's how they peel off support from the left. When the left makes money they move to the right and just don't admit it.

How many Democrats do you think recycle their trash, click every MoveOn.org link, march in peace rallies and trumpet their liberal ideals then go home and demand their accountants squeeze every last penny out of their investments? As I recall, it's classic Marx. When the bourgeoisie feels the pinch, they join the proletariat to fight for justice. They just haven't felt the pinch yet.

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