Biden Sounds Like the Straight Talk Express

Joe Biden, never known for flowery speeches, seems to be getting right to the nub.  He is saying what Democrats seem to have been afraid to say out loud.  The Atlantic quotes him as follows after being told of claims by McCain and his running mate:

“How many small businessmen are making one million, four hundred thousand–average in the top 1 percent. Give me a break. I remind my friend, John McCain, what he said–when Bush called for war and tax cuts–he said, it was immoral, immoral, to take a nation to war and not have anybody pay for it. I am so sick and tired of this phoniness. The truth of the matter is that we are in trouble.  And the people who do not need a new tax cut should be willing, as patriotic Americans, to understand the way to get this economy back up on their feet is to give middle class taxpayers a break. We take the tax cut they’re getting and we give it to the middle class.”

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