At first, critics of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act attacked the bill as “harmful” to the middle class and “beneficial” to the top earners. Ever since its passage, however, the arguments have become far more extreme and far less relevant to tax reform. Now, if the bill’s detractors are to be believed, those who support the bill are guilty of:
Raping the middle class
The ComPost, a semi-satirical Washington Post blog, alleged the Senate would come to regret passing a bill “providing for an asteroid hitting the middle class.”
Some kept it personal:
Good to know @OrrinHatch hates poor people and thinks I should have been left to die bc my mom didn't have insurance when I was born.
— melissa byrne (@mcbyrne) December 3, 2017