How right wing lies, myths, and propaganda endangers the world!Quicklink submitted By Len Hart Permalink
|The modern GOP, like the Nazi party before them, is expert at avoiding responsibility. Hitler blamed Poland for his invasion of that nation; the modern GOP blames those victimized by supply-side or "trickle down" policy. When a plethora of bogus beliefs finds its way into mainstream discourse, the implications can be sinister. One of the most pernicious and persistent myths is supply-side economics still used by Republicans to rationalize government largesse from which corporate and wealthy America benefit to the detriment of everyone else.
So, why do Republicans adhere to a policy that even a cursory reading of real world stats thoroughly discredits? Reaganites themselves provide a clue: "...Reagan made us feel good about ourselves"!