From the daily archives: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Mitt’s Downfall

On November 15, 2012 By

I’m a huge fan of the Downfall parody videos.  I had to share this one relative to the election.  Ohio and Husted get solid mentions.  Timing and text are spot on.  (ht TPM)

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The gaps between the incomes of the richest households and low- and middle-income households are wide and growing in most states, according to a major new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute that examines inequality at the state level.

“Prolonged growth in income inequality undermines the basic American belief that hard work should pay off,” said Elizabeth McNichol, co-author of the report and senior fellow at the Center. “Anyone who contributes to the nation’s economic growth should reap the benefits of that growth. But for decades now, those benefits have been skewed […]

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