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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-13-12 02:33 PM
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6. Someone actually entitled an article "Obama's Populism?"
Edited on Fri Jan-13-12 02:35 PM by No Elephants
"As for class warfare, it's here. The policies
of the past three decades, whether on taxes,
de-regulation, outsourcing, the assault on
unions, or the deliberate weakening of social
insurance, have been top-down class
warfare. "

Any article that implies that class warfare began three decades ago needs help.

Despite all the reverence for the Framers, you can see class warfare shouting out at you from the U.S. Constitution, as originally written (before it was amended to include the Bill of Rights).

However, by setting the date at around 1982, the author puts us in the era when control of the Democratic Party was changing from the New Deal and Fair Deal types to the DLC types.

The latter were always part of the Democratic Party, or at least since Lincoln was assassinated.

And ya know what Harry Truman said about Democrats like that.

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