Monday, September 19, 2011

Demagogy in defense of the rich

President Obama will unveil today the complement to his bogus “jobs” campaign—a plan to slash hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicare and Medicaid and lower tax rates for corporations and the wealthy as part of a $4 trillion deficit-reduction program.
It is difficult to overstate the cynicism of the White House, which is engaged in a series of campaign-style events to rally popular support for policies that mean the opposite of what they purport to mean.

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