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GOP 'Propaganda' Not Working: Only 13% Believe Tax Plan Will Help Middle Class

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For months Repubs and Pres. Trump have worked to convince Americans that massive tax cuts for the top one percent and the largest corporations would somehow primarily benefit the working class, but a new Washington Post/ABC News poll published Friday finds that the public isn't buying the GOP's 'propaganda.' Despite House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) insistence on Thurs. that his party's proposals are geared toward helping 'the middle class families in this country who deserve a break,' only 17 percent of Americans believe the GOP tax plan 'mainly favors' the middle class, while 60 percent believe their plan would primarily benefit the wealthiest.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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