Why Dems Hate the Middle Class

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    "today's Democrats -- the very embodiment of the American Left -- literally hate the American middle class.

    Hate that middle class with a visceral contempt. A contempt that has been repeatedly and vividly documented over the course of the last five decades in venues as varied as movies, music, politics and culture.

    It is a contempt so powerful that the backlash from the American middle class has provided not only huge and repeated election majorities for conservatives and Republicans over the decades. The backlash to this vitriol has powered one of the biggest revolutions in American communications history -- providing an enthusiastic audience for Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Mark Levin not to mention an entire talk radio industry. And, of course, Fox News.

    Mr. Limbaugh himself emphatically agrees that his audience is composed of the American middle class that is so disdained by liberals, telling The American Spectator that "My audience is comprised of the people who make this country work."

    The very fact of the perpetual assault by the Left on Rush Limbaugh is a case study all by itself. It perfectly highlights the dilemma the Democrats found themselves in during their convention last week.

    Why?

    Because liberals don't just hate Rush Limbaugh. The dirty little secret here is that liberals hate Rush Limbaugh's 20 million member middle-class audience! While at the same time desperately needing a portion of that very same middle-class to win elections.

    Which is what makes the already vitriolic hatred from liberals towards the American middle class all the more poisonous -- for liberals. Without the middle class, Democrats cannot possibly win a presidential election. Or, for that matter, most elections. Which means in turn that it is critical, in a political sense, for Democrats to always be seen as courteously if not warmly and lovingly, courting the middle class.

    Thus, under no circumstances can the mask that hides that very real contempt towards the middle class ever be allowed to drop.

    Yet for one-heart stopping moment in Charlotte last week -- that mask did drop. And it was panic city.

    God was removed from the Democrats' platform.

    Followed within 24 hours by a defiant majority refusing to restore Him to the platform yet being overruled as seen here in this now famous video of Convention chair and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doing the dirty deed. "Tony Two-Thirds," as we dubbed the mayor after his performance, simply overrode the "no" vote on God and made it a pretend "yes" vote of the required two-thirds. With that "opinion of the chair", the deed was done. God was back in.

    To see just how hair-trigger sensitive party leaders were when they realized what had happened, one need go no further than this contentious interview with Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, the Democrats' Senate Majority Whip. Hours after God's initial failure to make the platform cut, Durbin was questioned by Fox anchor Bret Baier. Durbin had a meltdown, accusing Baier and Fox of trying to make Democrats look "Godless."

    But why? Why were Democrats suddenly in such a panic because their own delegates wanted God out of the platform?

    There is a reason -- and it's a big reason. A very big reason.

    God -- which is to say religion -- is forever associated in American culture with arguably the largest, most influential voting bloc in the country: the American middle-class.

    Middle class Americans may be Catholic. They may be Baptists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Lutherans or Jews. They may be Evangelicals. Or fundamentalists. They may be… hmmmm… Mormon. Yes they may even be Islamic non-fundamentalists. But whatever their faith may be -- and we've only touched the surface by naming the above faiths -- what they all have in common besides their middle-class status is God. Not to mention a belief system, a value hierarchy of morals, hard work and patriotism that revolves around God.

    So it was no accident last week that President Obama and former President Bill Clinton took pains to say some version of exactly the same thing: Democrats just luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuvvvvvvv the American middle class. Really. Honest. No kidding. Democrats have all these exciting, especially-designed-for-the-middle-class programs old and new, you see, and…

    Stop. Stop.

    Politely put, this is not just another round of your average political snowjob. The inevitable wooing and mooing by one group of partisans designed to win an election.

    This is grimacing, clenched-teeth-with-a-forced-smile political BS. BS designed to get must-have votes from a group of Americans today's Democrats -- the embodiment of the American Left -- hate.

    Yes, hate. Viscerally hate. Hate every bit as much as they hate Rush or Hannity or Levin or Fox.

    Why do they hate the American middle-class, whether lower, middle-middle or upper?

    They hate the American middle class -- hate it passionately and precisely because it embodies the three values of religion, capitalism and, oh yes, love of country -- patriotism.

    EXAMPLES OF HOW the Left so disdains the middle class would fill three Internets. This special contempt, which began spreading like a virus in the 1960s, now permeates not only the nation's politics but its culture -- its movies, music, books, television and now the Internet..........."

    The American Spectator : It's God's Fault
     
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    My wife and I make 103k and have 1 child. That's middle class. Romney wants to charge us $1339 a year more than Obama - all just so he can obliterate the Medicare program that the both of us have paid into for ~20 years and lower his own tax rate to ONE PERCENT.

    So its pretty clear to me who is for the middle class.
     
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    When Union membership was at it's peek America had the largest consumer "middle class" in the world. Now which party is always bashing unions?
     
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    The Republicans. They hate workers.
     
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    Where do you get that from?
     
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    Union Members............

    The only real workers...........especially those public civil servants.............lol
     
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    Paul Ryan's Tax Plan Would Slash Mitt Romney's Tax Rate to 1 Percent : Roll Call Politics
    Who is fighting for the middle class? President Obama versus Mitt Romney. — Barack Obama
     
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    According to your Dear Ruler, you are half way to being part of the evil bastard 1% who doesn't pay their fair share. You should probably stop now. You've made enough. Let someone else have some pie.
     
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    Awesome.

    Why? I'd love to be in a higher tax bracket.

    For the party of the wealthy righties like you seem to not like money very much.
     
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    this thread brought to you by logic and reazon.
     

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