Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Stagnant Lot of Middle Class Workers

  • Real Clear Politics -- Eugene Robinson What is the GOP Thinking?

    There they go again. Given control of Congress and the chance to frame an economic agenda for the middle class, the first thing Republicans do is tie themselves in knots over ... abortion and rape.

    “People, we are in an economic recovery whose fruits are not reaching the middle class. We have a crucial need to address U.S. infrastructure and competitiveness. We face myriad challenges abroad, including Islamic terrorism and global warming. If a renewal of the culture wars is your answer, Republicans, you totally misheard the question.”

  • LA Times -- Advice from Democratic advisors David Axelrod and James Carville

    “the overriding issue on voters' minds is the economy — specifically, the stagnant lot of middle class workers. The candidate with the most convincing remedy for that problem is likely to win.”