08/03/2012 05:52 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

THE Question for Voters

Progressive Point of the Day: This is the second in a series of brief pieces that will offer suggestions to the Obama campaign and progressives on effective points to raise and ways to frame their argument. Consider it an advice column for Democrats, who have been having messaging problems for years. Despite the "Point of the Day" tag, it will not appear every day, but it will appear often between now and the election.

The Economic Question for Voters: