It’s been seven years since the Great Recession started, and for most Americans, it never ended.
Barack Obama deserves credit for delivering on his promise to shrink the deficit — a promise that Mitt Romney and his tax cuts would surely have violated — but Americans have to ask themselves whether they really want a smaller government.
For those Americans who have been materially successful, it may seem like everyone else simply chose not to follow the same path, but the reality is that most Americans don’t know how to find that path.
It’s time for a math lesson. After reading this article, you’ll know what the numbers mean — and which ones you should trust. No candidate will be able to fool you.
Ross looks around at his fellow One Percenters and sees their education and assumes that’s how they got there. It’s like the old joke about the guy who was born on third base and assumed he’d hit a triple.