Alan Grayson lists 10 myths of the Republican Party

March 4, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More

At Reader Supported News, Alan Grayson lists 10 myths held dear by the modern Republican Party:

  • The government can’t create jobs. (Tell that to FDR, who created four million jobs in three months.)
  • Tax cuts reduce the deficit. (Doesn’t it bother them that a man named “Laffer” came up with this one?)
  • A fetus is a baby.
  • The poor have too much money.
  • Cutting the federal deficit will end the recession.
  • The rich are incentivized by tax cuts, while the poor are incentivized by lower wages, no
  • benefits, an end to the minimum wage, and unemployment.
  • An unwanted child is God’s will.
  • Everyone who wants health insurance has it.
  • The problem with education is the teachers.
  • The “free market” satisfies every human need.
  • There is no discrimination in America anymore.
  • The distribution of wealth and income are irrelevant.

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  1. Adam Herman says:

    Some of those Republicans don’t actually believe. And the last is strictly an opinion. But at least he didn’t get anything wrong, maybe Grayson’s mellowing.

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