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Obama Romney Class Warfare

Five Disturbing Things About Mitt Romney's "I'm Not Concerned About the Very Poor" Comments

Matt Bieber | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

Yup, not a typo. Romney made those remarks in an interview with Soledad O'Brien Wednesday morning. After all, he said, "We have a very ample safety net and we can talk about whether it needs to be strengthened or whether there are holes in it."

Class Illusions Revisited

Paul Stoller | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Paul Stoller

We like the myth of a classless society because it corresponds nicely to the stories we like to tell ourselves about the United States and the American Dream. For these reasons, the GOP spin on social divisiveness gets some traction in the public.