Get Ready For The Republican War On The Poor
Republicans attacks on the poor will increase when they take control of the House in January, but the reason why they attack the poor is an underdiscussed ugliness.
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One of the most transformative elements of the Biden presidency has been to shift the emphasis of government toward helping the middle and working class by attempting to level the economic playing field.
Biden has been the first president in generations to state that his primary concern as president is with middle and working-class Americans. His policies have been designed to spur the growth of better-paying jobs and to make necessary expenses like health insurance and prescription drugs more affordable. Those are just two examples of the Biden administration’s targeted efforts for the middle class which also include student loan debt reform and tax cuts.
Gone are the days when the White House was obsessed with cutting taxes for the rich.
Republicans have justified their reverse Robin Hood policies of stealing from everyone else to give to the rich by demonizing the poor, and with the GOP returning to power in the House, it is important to look at the motivations behind their war on the poor.
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