For a long time I have been disgruntled over the fact that neither the Democrats nor Republicans represent the interests of “the people”. Instead they promote the interests of the well-connected, powerful, wealthy special interests.
The Scoundrel said it best:
“My personal feelings are that the problems with the two party system is that it is not representative of the people that live in this country.”
But fortunately, help is on the way from Mike Lee who is promoting four ways Republicans can appeal to the working class, saying “Candidates need policy ideas that address the concerns of ordinary voters”:
1. Simplify and reduce the tax rates and offer a $2500 per-child credit
2. Allow employees to work overtime to take comp time or flex time in lieu of pay
3. Lower federal gas tax giving power to states and localities
4. States should accredit online courses on and off campus.
OK, so Big Labor would have a cow—but that’s a good thing.
Bobby Schilling has said his run for congress is all about “fighting for the middle class”. Will he promote Mike Lee’s ideas—or something else?
Or nothing at all?