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Rubio and Lee: Naming the Problem

Whatever you think about the specific policy changes proposed in their plan (and I would like to see details but find the overall idea attractive), Rubio and Lee deserve enormous kudos for naming the problem — something Republicans have had enormous trouble grasping:

Too many Americans believe the American dream is slipping away for them and their children. They see their cost of living rise while their paychecks remain stagnant. They see an economy that benefits stockbrokers but not stock clerks. They see the ladder of economic opportunity being pulled farther up and out of their reach (emphasis added).

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