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Response to kentuck (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 09:09 AM

14. What the hell does that have to do with anything?

Krugman's last sentence. I think you have misread his point?

"I guess we have to understand the definition of serious: a proposal is only serious if it punishes the poor and the middle class."

Again, you're focusing on a point attacking the pundits.

Since you skipped to the end, Here's Krugman on Obama's proposal:

In particular, the Obama administration’s call for higher revenue through increased taxes on high incomes — which actually goes considerably beyond just letting the Bush tax cuts for the top end expire — gets treated with an unmistakable sneer in much political discussion, as if it were a trivial thing, more about staking out a populist position than it is about getting real on red ink.

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