Not class warfare
GOP strategist Jack Burkman on Fox News:
"Many in the American quote-unquote middle, like postal workers, are really unskilled labor, WHO SHOULD HAVE BEEN PUSHED DOWN, for market reasons, but because of union and government pressures, we import labor at the bottom and we keep these people here..."
House Minority Whip Eric Cantor writes today that Republicans oppose extending the Bush-era tax cuts for only the middle class because they fear Democrats have allowed the U.S. to "slide" into becoming "a stagnant European-style welfare state with limited individual opportunity and entrepreneurship." He also accusing Democrats of wanting class warfare. Cantor (R-VA) says letting the Bush tax cuts expire for the wealthy "is just one more step along the way to creating an anticompetitive new norm in this country. More here.here.