American people are still under the impression that you landed one of the coveted jobs of Hotdogger, and as a former Hotdogger, I'm a little bit insulted. I had a 1 percent chance of getting that job. 1 percent. You know, like what Mitt would have paid in taxes under your plan.
If there's one thing Paul Ryan likes, as laid out in his famous "Path to Prosperity" budget, it's weapons spending -- and the budget spells out exactly where he's going to find the money to buy more guns every year forever: He's going to crack down hard on rich tax cheats who game the system.
Embracing Paul Ryan's vision now is not only a gamble for Mitt Romney, whose flip-flop from Massachusetts moderate to severe conservative would give our Olympic gymnasts a run for their gold medals, but an unacceptable risk for millions of American families who need the benefits they've earned.
A comparison of the president's tax return with my own shows that growing wealth gaps are also occurring within the top 1 percent, and that our supposedly progressive tax system is making the problem worse.
Republicans speak not about class conflict, but evoke the images of peasants seeking the demise of the rich. And all as a result of proposals that return us to the tax rates of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.