Tuesday, October 18, 2016

"But They Are Not Eager to See Their Taxes Raised"

"If such a simple and straightforward proposal as the shift of government dollars from affluent families to far less advantaged families scraping to pay college tuition gets an instantaneous thumbs down from Pelosi, Schumer and Van Hollen, the realistic prospects for a middle-class agenda, if the Democrats return to power, are marginal at best."

Thomas B. Edsall in a 2015 New York Times article describes emerging class divisions in the Democratic Party.

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