The pushback against President Obama’s diss of business owners continues to mount — and it’s coming from surprising places.
I shared this Tumblr link yesterday on Twitter — excellent photoshop mocking of the You Didn’t Build That meme.
Especially liked this one:
Twitchy has a great #YouDidntBuildThat Twitter round-up.
Doug Ross added more here.
From the NRCC:
And from iowntheworld.com:
Also must-read: Zombie’s takedown essay dissecting the Obama/Warren ideology…
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Did businesses benefit when in cities across the country HUD built massive housing projects which instantly turned into pre-fab ghettos?
Do businesses benefit when the EPA awards itself unilateral power to impose its interpretation of environmental laws, with no hearings and no warning?
Will businesses benefit when they are forced to abide by byzantine, onerous and expensive Obamacare regulations?
The progressive stance might be: “But we all benefit when everyone is healthy, when global warming is stopped, when children have high self-esteem, when no American goes hungry!”
But by this stage we’ve already passed from measurable physical benefits like roads to fire-fighting to vague claims about intangible potential benefits for which there is no proof. Obama said, “Somebody invested in roads and bridges” because the audience could understand a concrete example; he didn’t get up and say “Somebody invested in high self-esteem” because it would expose the slippery slope underneath this line of reasoning.
Should businesses pay enough taxes to support the nation’s basic physical infrastructure? Yes. Of course. And they already do. But should they pay taxes to fund every progressive social fantasy? That’s open for debate, and that’s not the point Obama and Warren were making. Overtly, at least.
We should thank President Obama for finally revealing the central justification for his economic policy. Now that we see what’s at the heart of his fiscal philosophy, we can demonstrate that he has only ended up proving the opposite of what he intended.
October 24, 2016 09:14 PM by Doug Powers
Nothing to see here, just Clinton pal Terry McAuliffe donating $500k to wife of FBI official who investigated Hillary
October 24, 2016 04:40 AM by Doug Powers
October 23, 2016 10:43 AM by Doug Powers
Great news! Having worked wonders for health insurance, Obama sets sights on making air travel cheaper
October 22, 2016 02:42 PM by Doug Powers
Obama and Valerie Jarrett want gov’t and the people ‘working together’ so much they made it MANDATORY
October 21, 2016 01:01 PM by Doug Powers