In the eyes of GOP members they see things differently than possibly the rest society.  That is not a profound nor unoriginal statement.  The EPI’s Larry Mishel stated that,”Republicans argue that increasing taxes by a dollar hurts the economy while cutting spending by a dollar helps the recovery, he said. That means they believe that taking a dollar out of a rich person’s pocket through taxes hurts demand while taking it out of a poor person’s pocket by cutting unemployment insurance doesn’t.”  That is a new a profound statement.

 

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