Skip to comments.Pity the Liberal Mugger
Posted on 03/23/2012 7:00:17 AM PDT by Shery
The Paul Ryan/House Budget Committee "Path to Prosperity" FY 2013 Budget Resolution has inspired the usual wailing and gnashing of teeth among the leftist intelligentsia. Jonathan Cohn, writing in for The New Republic, says that the Ryan plan "would take health insurance away from tens of millions of people, while effectively eliminating the federal government except for entitlements and defense spending." In the Washington Post, Dana Milbank says that Ryan "slashes the safety net to pay for tax cuts mostly for wealthy Americans" and that "Ryan's justification was straight out of Dickens." The New York Times editorial page says that the future that Paul Ryan supports "could hardly be more bleak" and in which "the rich pay less in taxes than the unfairly low rates they pay now, while programs for the poor
are slashed and thrown to the whims of individual states." (Apparently the federal government has no such "whims.") But wait, there's more from the Gray Lady: Paul Ryan's America is a place "where lack of health insurance is rampant, preschool is unaffordable, and environmental and financial regulation are severely weakened." Perhaps the most telling example of the left's view of a modestly more rational economic policy comes from White House Press Secretary Jay Carney during a press conference aboard Air Force One: [Y]ou have to be aggressively and deliberately ignorant of the world economy not to know and understand that clean energy technologies are going to play a huge role in the 21st century...
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
What does that say about liberals who have replaced education with political indoctrination in our schools? Furthermore, where's YOUR budget, liberals? Haven't seen one from you, just weeping and gnashing of teeth like always.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.