One-trick pony

Posted: 29 September 2015 in Uncategorized
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In 2012, the Republicans ran their campaign on a single policy: tax cuts for wealthy individuals and large corporations.

With Donald Trump’s announcement on Monday (joining all the other leading candidates for the Republican nomination in announcing their economic plans), it’s clear they’re going to run in 2016 on a single policy: tax cuts for wealthy individuals and large corporations.

That’s what we call a one-trick pony.

And, just so people understand, working families with children who earn under $50,000 or so already benefit from the Earned-Income Tax Credit. So, Trump’s promised “I win” tax cuts are pure demagoguery.

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  1. […] week or so ago, I described the Republican campaign for president as a one-trick pony. It’s only about tax cuts for the wealthy, and let the revenue chips fall where they […]

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