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Why Would Blue-Liners Support A Politico Like Mitt Romney?

by: mooncat

Sun Jan 08, 2012 at 14:49:30 PM CST

If your income has flat-lined, you're a Blue-Liner

ABC News, on Mitt Romney's offshore bank accounts:

Income InequalityMitt Romney is the richest candidate in a decade, worth not just millions, but hundreds of millions of dollars. 

Under his tax plan, which The Economist called "progressive, by 15th-century standards," a member of the 1% would get an $86,000 tax cut, but an average middle class American would save just $491 -- and Americans earning less than $40,000 a year would actually see their taxes rise under the Romney plan.   

Why on earth would blue-liners (see chart, right) -- many of whom vote Republican -- ever support Willard Mitt Romney?

Blue-liners won't benefit from Romney's tax plan for the wealthy, neither they nor their children are ever likely to be .001%ers like Romney (upward mobility in the US is low) and blue-liners I know despise those who hide money in offshore accounts to avoid paying their fair share in taxes.   

Why do decent, hard-working, middle class Americans -- blue-liners, every one -- keep supporting candidates of, by, and for the 1%, like Mitt Romney?  Enlighten me, please.  This is beyond voting against your interests, it's voting against your family's interests, down the generations.

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Just a thought here, but... (4.00 / 1)
is his off-shore trickery perhaps the reason we are not privy to his Income Tax Returns?

Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten. Cree Nation Tribal Prophecy

Off-shore trickery - probably it's the cheap billionare's Switzerland (0.00 / 0)

Our elites had us invade Iraq because of Saddam's fake WMD, so that we would ignore thier crooked money in the various off-brand salt-water Switzerlands around the world.

There needs to be reckoning...

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
- John Adams

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