The insidious power of repetition

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Submitted by dennymack (United States), Oct 4, 2012 00:19

This is the toughest nut for pro-capitalists to crack. Because the media is so consistently left of center, or just plain left, we spend all our media opportunities trying to make the case that limitless government is a bad idea. By the time we have the conversation back to the outer edge of reasonable, it makes any contention that government and taxes should actually be smaller an "extremist" position.

If people hear the question "Should we raise the top margnial rate to 50%?" a thousand times, it makes it much easier for the media to dismiss the possibility that we might be better off with a top marginal rate of 22%. After all, it is so extreme!

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What a load of neo-con trash. This article is pathetic. [10 words]Thinking AmericansOct 9, 2012 19:03
Bizarre, indeed [96 words]MarkOct 9, 2012 18:45
Plato, not [103 words]John GillisOct 4, 2012 17:38
Romney was right [106 words]richard40Oct 4, 2012 15:47
Don't sell Romney short [168 words]DavidOct 4, 2012 11:20
Yes but... [152 words]Dubious bloggOct 4, 2012 07:07
still welfare promo [36 words]egoistOct 4, 2012 06:29
Oh dont ruin it Ira! [13 words]Tingles MatthewsOct 4, 2012 01:19
Leggo my Plato [40 words]Ron ColemanOct 4, 2012 00:43
Premise Checks [24 words]Billy BeckOct 4, 2012 00:32
⇒ The insidious power of repetition [117 words]dennymackOct 4, 2012 00:19
Maybe? [10 words]LLOct 4, 2012 00:15
Your first sentance captures the substance of the political discussion today. [39 words]LyleOct 3, 2012 23:48
@Lyle - choice [95 words]Dubious BloggOct 4, 2012 09:17

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