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Response to paulk (Reply #22)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:25 PM

27. Income gaps become larger during severe downturns.

Some of the same people pointing to the gap now thought nothing of voting for Nader in 2000, costing the nation dearly with their clouded reasoning. The question that I have is will the same people cost the nation even more by making it possible for an empty suit like Romney to get elected?

The issue isn't that income and wealth gaps increase during the downturns. That correlation is well established. The deeper the downturn, the bigger the disparity. It is easy enough to point and cry about the gap. But the more courageous, practical and effective path is to work toward a society where economic gaps are minimized or eliminated. President Obama has and is working on societal changes that will stabalize the nation's energy supply and upskill poor and middle class americans. President Obama is being attacked and stalled bya an out of control republican majority in the House and a rightwing controlled Supreme Court. Instead of providing Mitt Romney political talking points, however inaccurate they are, people like Stoller and his adherents can be out fighting their asses off to elect more democrats to take back the House and increase control of the Senate, and take back control of more state houses.

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