Saturday, January 14, 2012

Why Is Europe a Dirty Word?

By Nicholas Kristof

"QUELLE horreur! One of the uglier revelations about President Obama emerging from the Republican primaries is that he is trying to turn the United States into Europe.

“He wants us to turn into a European-style welfare state,” warned Mitt Romney. Countless versions of that horrific vision creep into Romney’s speeches, suggesting that it would “poison the very spirit of America.”
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  1. All propaganda.  We need to post that Elizabeth Warren quote high up so every last one of the 1% can see it!

  2. Meanwhile European nations are deregulating and privatising apace. As this madness plunges more Europeans into poverty political leaders search for a solution, which turns out to be  ... more privatisation, deregulation and tax cuts for the rich (the ones who pay taxes, that is).

  3. <span> more privatisation, deregulation and tax cuts for the rich</span>

    Sounds like the type of thing that would have delighted our cretin in residence (if he were allowed to keep his residence that is)