(Washington Times) Two days after Senate Republicans blocked consideration of the White House’s “Buffett rule,” a proposed tax increase on millionaires, President Obama used the rejection to rally supporters in swing-state Ohio and paint himself as a champion of the middle class.
“In this country, prosperity doesn’t trickle down,” the president told a crowd of about 400 on hand for a speech Wednesday at Lorain County Community College in Elyria. “Prosperity grows from the bottom up and it grows from a strong middle class out.
William Teach has analysis, here's an excerpt:
In Obama’s Magical Unicorn World money apparently just appears under poor people’s pillows. Those eeeeevil rich people spreading it around is just a silly notion. Granted, not everyone becomes rich because some rich entity gave them money, just consider Obama: he made a ton of money thru middle class people paying for his books, which ……. wouldn’t have been published and distributed without an eeeeevil rich publishing house publishing it and giving him a nice advance.
If prosperity grows from the bottom up, why are there historic numbers of people on food stamps and government assistance in the reign of Emperor Obama? (continue reading at The Pirate's Cove)