“The hypocrisy is glaring: If a twenty-something educated person has colored hair and piercings, the media can dismiss the whole movement [http://occupywallst.org]. But if a 60 year old woman from Georgia wears a 3 pointed patriot’s hat with tea bags dangling everywhere, she’s part of a serious political movement.”
“Class warfare!” scream the Republicans, in a voice usually reserved for phrases such as “Run for your lives!”
Spare us the histrionics. The GOP and its upper-crust patrons have been waging an undeclared but devastating war against middle-class, working-class and poor Americans for decades. Now they scream bloody murder at the notion that long-suffering victims might finally hit back…
Outside of the Republican echo chamber, polls consistently show the American people consider unemployment to be the nation’s most urgent problem, not deficits and debt. Obama was on target with the American Jobs Act he proposed this month; the only question was what took him so long.
— excerpt from Obama’s tax plan is common sense, not class warfare