A document leaked to Breitbart News reportedly details Democrat talking points to be used in and around Barack Obama’s State of the union address.
The paper specifically recommends how Democrats should attempt to counter Republican criticism, and the left’s strongest arguments appear to rely on turning the statements of establishment Republicans back on their own party.
Examples of Republican support for some of the ideas in the President’s new tax proposals:
The President’s new tax proposals include several elements that build on bipartisan ideas:
In fact, on page two of the document embedded below, Democrats specifically point to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for citing in rebutting the Republican’s own talking points.
In some ways, the Republican Washington establishment has become its own worst enemy and the Democrat’s best ally.
• Chairman Camp’s tax reform plan also included a financial fee on the largest financial
• The Republican-led House passed a bill last year that included the same reforms
simplifying education tax credits and making them more generous.
• Cathy McMorris Rodgers has proposed a second earner deduction.
• Chairman Ryan has also endorsed an expansion of the EITC for childless adults