Negative Interest

Republicans and the poor, continued

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Yesterday I noted that 2% of respondents in a CBS/NYT poll said that Republicans in Congress favor the poor. Today, Matt Yglesias posts this fundraising email from Paul Ryan:

Yglesias notes:

What’s fascinating about this is that it’s not propaganda aimed at the center, it’s a fundraising level aimed at the base. The GOP thinks that conservatives are eager to develop a self-image of themselves as the real friends of the poor.

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Written by negativeinterest

October 28, 2011 at 5:18 pm

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