‘Trickle down’ & the 2008 meltdown“Now Gov. Romney believes that with even bigger tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations on Wall Street, all of us will prosper. In other words, he’d double down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place.” — President Obama, in an ad released Sept. 27.This is Obama’s core message. In one way or another, he says it all the time. It’s his kicker on the stump. You cannot watch an interview with the president or one of his subalterns without hearing it.And yet, I don’t think I’ve ever heard a TV interviewer, host or pundit ask, “What are you talking about?”Finally, Washington Post “fact-checker,” Glenn Kessler (not exactly a darling of the political right) tackled it recently. He found that it’s a lie, giving it three “Pinocchios” out of four.He also found that the Obama campaign has virtually no citations to back up the claim.http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/trickle_...Back up the claim? Why bother? Obama's voters don't care. Rhetoric is sufficient to "prove" it.
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