Originally Posted by BigRedChief
It is not a talking point. It's a straight up pure fact.
This country build the largest middle class in the history of the world after WWII. It's the reason we gained so much power post WWII. The reason we are the economic leader of the world. No one is even close.
We strengthen the middle class, we strengthen our economy and America. It's the middle class, stupid.
Maybe if the rest of the world were bombed to the stone age again, we could be the sole provisioner of their recovery goods for a nice while.
Our post WWII prosperity wasn't a function of high taxation. It was us being the only industrialized entity around to feed, clothe and equip the world.