This week, Republicans announced their new budget with a highly produced video full of great rhetoric and patriotic music, but one major piece of Americana is missing — a single mention of the middle class.
The narrator, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, had promised to offer a “path to prosperity” but instead introduces economic policies that represent a dead end for America’s middle class and American manufacturing. Rarely has a budget been so brazen about protecting the richest and most powerful at the expense of the rest.
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