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  •  Those are good points (2+ / 0-)
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    Says Who, jplanner

    Language matters, because here it's designed for those members of the public who pay only marginal attention to these debates.  Unfortunately, sound bites and the slightest shades of perception can count for a lot.

    I'd also add that we should always emphasize that we are opposing "tax BREAKS for the rich" not the "Bush tax cuts."

    •  Obama did a good job with tweeking this (0+ / 0-)

      messaging in his weekly radio address
      as he listened to our conversation on this issue! ;)

      it's deliberately very different

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