Obama Pivots from 'Wealth Inequality' Talk
4:57 PM, Jul 5, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
The president and his party are reworking the message. Envy is out – or to be downplayed, anyway – and optimism is in. They tried “wealth inequality,” and it didn’t resonate. Now, as Zachary A. Goldfarb, at the Washington Post reports:
This is not, it seems, the usual tinkering at the margins but:
One wonders if those concepts of opportunity and the fair shot are so alien that they require quotes. But never mind. Now, perhaps, the strategists and pollsters can move on to the even more exotic terrain of “tax reform.” And, then, “regulatory relief.”
Which have been known to result in something called “economic growth.”
Quaint but true.
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