When you come right down to it, Republicans are not hard to figure out, if you keep in mind that everything Republicans do is to further one of two key Republican goals. The first is to transfer wealth from the poor and middle classes to millionaires, billionaires and corporate criminals. The second is to establish a permanent, election proof, Republican one-party regime to last for 1,000 years. Republicans keep saying that American voters want to do away with excessive regulation. This lie serves the first goal. American voters do not agree.
The Post just released a new finding from its new poll that goes directly to the heart of the big argument over capitalism and economic unfairness that will decide Campaign 2012. It finds that a sizable majority sees the current economic system as inherently unfair in a way that favors the wealthy, and sees this as a more serious problem facing America than government regulation of the free market:
What do you think is the bigger problem in this country — unfairness in the economic system that favors the wealthy, or over-regulation of the free market that interferes with growth and prosperity?
Economic unfairness : 55
Market overregulation: 35
Among the 55 percent who see economic unfairness that favors the wealthy as the main problem say Obama is better equipped than a GOP candidate for president to deal with it, 35-15. Not surprisingly, those who see market regulation as the problem overwhelmingly see the GOP candidate as the best equipped to deal with it
The Post polling team gave me a partisan breakdown. Moderates see economic unfairness on behalf of the wealthy as a bigger problem than market overregulation by 59-29. And those who see unfairness as the problem break two to one in support for Obama over the GOPer as the one better positioned to handle it. Independents see economic unfairness as a bigger problem by 52-38 (though they split evenly between Obama and the Republican)… [emphasis added]
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Since a clear majority opposes the Republicans’ number one goal, the next step is to educate America that Republicans are responsible for the economic unfairness they oppose.