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Wrong. No accusations. Just trying to be consistent.

Sorry, but what you said was:

If the Republicans (such as Paul Ryan) are incensed that 47% of Americans don't pay taxes, they must go ballistic over the earned income tax credit.

Will the Republicans try to repeal the earned income tax credit if they win the election?

That would withdraw a crucial support from the working poor. The widening income gap between rich and poor would increase even more.

https://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/inequality/index......

Importantly, the poor spend this money on necessities, increasing the velocity of money in the economy. Repeal of the earned income tax credit would slow the economy, which is just above stall speed.


You've clearly created an argumentative link between Paul Ryan, the 47% of people who don't pay taxes, your anecdotal story, and the economy crashing if people like her don't get the EITC. And you did it with your rhetorical question, which, in debate, circles, is making an argument.

So I'll ask you again. Who's talking about repealing the EITC? I don't believe it's anywhere to be found in Romney's plans. It also wasn't part of the Simpson-Bowles commission.
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