Saturday, 25 February 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG

KEEP INDEPENDENT
MEDIA ALIVE

Truthout's fearless journalism is powered by readers like you.

The day-to-day costs to keep Truthout running are significant. We are in critical need of your support.

Can you take a moment to help keep us online and publishing?

Click here
to donate.

Win with Taxes?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 By Keith Olbermann, Truthout | Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

Why is it that the Democratic Party faithful storming GOP town halls come up with better talking points for the tax debate than their own leaders?

Raising taxes on the rich – or, better said, making them pay what they paid before George W. Bush – is actually a popular notion according to polls, even among Republicans.

But too many Democrats in Washington fear “class warfare” attacks and are themselves so beholden to big money that they cannot muster the winning words that town hall protesters put together.


Hide Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
GET DAILY TRUTHOUT UPDATES
Optional Member Code

FOLLOW togtorsstottofb


Win with Taxes?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 By Keith Olbermann, Truthout | Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

Why is it that the Democratic Party faithful storming GOP town halls come up with better talking points for the tax debate than their own leaders?

Raising taxes on the rich – or, better said, making them pay what they paid before George W. Bush – is actually a popular notion according to polls, even among Republicans.

But too many Democrats in Washington fear “class warfare” attacks and are themselves so beholden to big money that they cannot muster the winning words that town hall protesters put together.


Hide Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus