The View From 1776
Monday, September 05, 2011
Democrat/Socialist Party Campaign Myth
Progressives have a narrative that just won’t quit, even when the facts contradict them. Whether it is Paul Krugman or Robert Reich or an editorial writer of the New York Times, the narrative goes like this: From the New Deal to 1981, America was a virtuous, prosperous country that flourished on unionized industries and high tax rates, with many key industries heavily regulated by government.