The logical progression of these policies is a society governed by wealth, a modern high-tech version of the Gilded Age of 1900.
For thirty years, liberal Presidents and Democratic Congress members have cut deals with a growing a bi-partisan (mostly Republican Party) Pro-Plutocracy faction. We've won victories for working families –family leave, increased minimum wage, expanded health care, middle class tax cuts –but the price has always been very expensive tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations. Under Clinton and Bush II, you couldn't get anything faintly progressive done without a big bone to the wealthy or corporate class –another capital gains tax cut or corporate loophole.
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