As mentioned in an earlier post, Eric Cantor was poised to deliver a speech on economic inequality at the University of Pennsylvania when he realized the audience might be less than receptive. He canceled.
The UPenn student paper has published Cantor’s prepared remarks, and they’re exactly what you might have imagined they would be. His plan for reducing income inequality is to cut taxes on the wealthy.
At one point, Cantor would have said,
In a recent poll, 82 percent of Americans think that their children will be worse off than they are. What happened to the hope of surpassing the success of your parents?
You happened, you idiot. See also Steve Benen