Tag Archive: Eric Cantor

Jun 21 2014

What democrats can learn from Cantor’s loss

David Brat, the man who unexpectedly defeated Eric Cantor in a recent Republican primary, is an ideologue. That should be a source of encouragement for candidates on the populist left — but not for the reasons you might think. Brat is a professor whose college chair is endowed with libertarian money and ran a campaign …

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Apr 10 2012

Invoking fake job creators to cut taxes on the rich

We’re squandering an extraordinary opportunity to rebuild America. By Robert L. Borosage Conservatives like House Speaker John Boehner say the government can’t raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires because they are “job creators.” Instead, House Republicans are once more calling for trillions in more tax cuts for the richest Americans. That’s a big mistake. The …

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