Time for a new frame on Bush tax cuts

For those of you that remember talks about the estate tax, which is called death tax by Republicans (their frame which is very effective), there was an attempt by liberals/progressives to call it the Paris Hilton tax cut.  Sadly that never really took off.

So when we talk about letting the Bush tax cuts expire on income that is higher than $250,000 (those wealthy folks still get the same tax cut as everyone else on the income below $250,000), we need a new frame.  I suggest we go with the Fox News/Republican/Tea Party bogey name to get us there, it is time to call it the George Soros tax cut.  I want to hear John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, not to mention Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, and Sarah Palin to defend the George Soros tax cut.


Chuck Todd sucks

So when 48% of precincts are reporting in Illinois Senate race are showing Democrat Alex Giannoulias up 50% to 45% for Republican Mark Kirk, well Chuck Todd describes that as “Alex Giannoulias is hanging in there.”  How about saying he is leading, which is reporting would look like.