This week's New Yorker has a piece by Hendrik Hertzberg about McCain/Palin's failed attempt to convince people that Obama is a socialist. Here's how it begins:
And here's the last, best part:
Ricky chimes in:
I don't recall the Obama speech or policy wherein he proposed that under his presidency all Americans, including children, would collectively own the resources of this great land and share in the wealth.
I heard Barack say he'd like policies that spread the wealth around, which, really, isn't much more radical than when corporations pay dividends, or give their employees bonuses. It's certainly not a departure from the income taxation policy we, Americans, have had since we, Americans, have had an income tax.
Today Obama said: