Stacy McCain gives a compelling case against Obama and the Democrat’s rhetoric concerning taxes, reducing the deficit and the cynicism regarding the debt ceiling limit. He implores us to spread the word to as many people as we can.
The President is using his “bully pulpit” to spread class warfare by denigrating the very same tax breaks he signed into law. As McCain says, Obama knows that tax increases will not pass the House. Here’s a blurb of Stacy’s article;
How can Republicans “win” this? Simple: Speak truth to power.
If Republicans will loudly and repeatedly describe the cynical nature of Obama’s rhetoric, and point out to voters the vast chasm of insincerity that separates what Obama says he wants (higher taxes on the rich) from what Obama eventually knows he will do (sign a debt-ceiling agreement that doesn’t include any tax increases), they can turn the president’s rhetoric against him: “Do Democrats want to increase taxes? Yes or no, Mr. President? Because Democrats had the chance to increase taxes last year, and didn’t do it.”
What the American people want is jobs, jobs, jobs, and you can’t promote economic recovery by hiking taxes on the private corporations which are the only entities that can create those jobs. That’s why Obama never pushed Democrats to increase taxes even when they held an insuperable congressional majority.
Obama can’t win this debate on honest terms and he knows it. If Republicans will call out the president on the cynical dishonesty of his rhetoric, he’ll be forced to abandon it, and a reasonable package of federal spending reductions can be enacted as part of the debt-ceiling agreement.
Let the calling-out begin.
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What You Can Do
If you agree with the logic of the foregoing argument, why don’t you copy it in an e-mail and send it to your Republican representative, senator, governor or state GOP chairman? You can also e-mail it to your favorite local or national talk radio host, or Republican presidential candidates (who certainly have an incentive to point out Obama’s cynical tactics). Also, by using the “share” button at the bottom of the post, you can share it via Twitter or post it to Facebook. Thanks in advance for your help in spreading the word. — RSM