Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Are we better off?? You've got to be fricking crazy!! No. we are not.

Yes you can what?

Screw up the economy more?

Spend more time on the golf course? Go on many more vacations? Screw over our allies, like Israel?

I sure hope not.

"Are you better off" question dogs Democrats
by Richard S. Dunham – Express – News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A simple question has flummoxed the normally disciplined Democratic message machine.

“Are you better off now than you were four years ago?”

The question — first asked by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936 during the depths of the Great Depression and used to devastating effect by Ronald Reagan against President Jimmy Carter in 1980 — has become a defining element of the 2012 campaign dialogue.

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