President Obama’s weekend unveiling of tax cut proposals for the middle class was a much welcomed surprise – unless you were the Republican Party, who exhibited a similar reaction to that of a bull meeting a matador in the arena.
Former GOP presidential hopeful and Libya strategist Herman Cain has come to the realization that the Republican Party may have an issue with race. It wasn’t the series of voting restrictions targeting minorities or the recent tweet from the RNC that declared racism over that bothered Cain, it was the omission of his name on a flier for potential 2016 presidential candidates.
On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner mentioned a new report released by Ernst & Young, citing that allowing the Bush tax cuts to lapse would result in the loss of 700,000 jobs.
I have seen this pop up in my Facebook newsfeed as well. One individual even linked to the report through The Heritage Foundation, which would be the equivalent of showing your friend that the Gulf oil spill is actually not as bad as everyone says and then linking to the BP site.
Super Tuesday has come and gone, witnessing GOP frontrunner Romney pick up 212 of the 419 delegates available, Santorum gaining 84, Gingrich with 72 and Ron Paul looking under the table for the 22 scraps he received.