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Re: Candid socialism

Posted by Jon Sanders at 09:39 AM

George, you're right about the difficulty of pointing out the unseen benefits manifold to millions but small and mundane, however far greater in the aggregate than the one big, noticeable money grab in D.C. (or Raleigh). But it seems to me it takes rhetorical skill to fudge the issues in order to make the Big Grab appear more beneficial to the common good paeans to "contributions" and "fair shares" and the like. There are no Keebler Elves to Hillary's quotation, however, just her Sylvester Grahamsian "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."

Besides, I don't think it can help her case for getting America "back on track" for her to begin with"Many of you are well enough off that."

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