Republicans Want to Turn the Entire Country into Oklahoma

By Paul Waldman  February 8, 2018   © Washington Post

We have in this country an essentially unchanging disagreement about what model of governance will produce the best economic and social results. Democrats advocate what we might call weak social democracy: relatively high taxes (though lower than those of our peer countries), combined with a relatively strong safety net (though again, not as strong as other countries), spending on needs like education and health care, and economic regulation to protect workers, consumers and the environment. Read more…

 

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