Posted by Melissa McEwan at Friday, November 30, 2012
"On Election Day, The Boston Globe reported, Logan International Airport in Boston was running short of parking spaces. Not for cars—for private jets. Big donors were flooding into the city to attend Mitt Romney's victory party. They were, it turned out, misinformed about political reality. But the disappointed plutocrats weren't wrong about who was on their side. This was very much an election pitting the interests of the very rich against those of the middle class and the poor. ... So keep your eyes open as the fiscal game of chicken continues. It's an uncomfortable but real truth that we are not all in this together; America's top-down class warriors lost big in the election, but now they're trying to use the pretense of concern about the deficit to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Let's not let them pull it off."—Paul Krugman.