Mr. Obama is now applying basically that same strategy to buy off an even broader, demographic group. Say, “Hello.” to the 160 million Americans paying less into Social Security, and say, “Goodbye!” to the pensioners taking money out. The president and his party hope gullible seniors will believe just one more retirement, tall tale. Taxes on rich people will replenish their “trust fund’s” latest, stunning losses. The bet is golden-agers will continue their decade’s old habit of voting for Democrats, no matter the most recent, damning facts.
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Through Occupy Wall Street, liberal elites reveal who they are deep down inside and how they would behave if they themselves were free to cast aside all societal restraint. Their unwavering support and cheerleading for the Occupiers prove that they are comfortable with some level of both anarchy and tyranny if either will bring about their impossible utopian vision for the United States of America. Many seem to be longing for a “Kent State” or “Tiananmen Square” moment to win public sympathy and spark the revolution.