April 12, 2012
Politics is filled with gimmicks. Window dressing, dog-and-pony shows and props are par for the political course. One thing that isn’t?
Making them a hallmark of your re-election campaign when millions of Americans are struggling to find work.
Just this week, President Obama raised the specter of the Buffet Rule, which would raise the minimum tax rate on all persons making more than $1 million to 30%. Rather than try and convince the country it was smart policy, the President all but conceded it was a ploy, one blatantly intended to play to his progressive, soak-the-rich base.