The system that made Mitt Romney's fortunes at Bain Capital is the same one largely responsible for the greatest concentration of the nation’s income and wealth at the very top since the Gilded Age of the nineteenth century.
President Obama kicked off his 2012 campaign with a hard-hitting speech centered on the House Republicans’ budget plan. We are likely to hear a lot more about social Darwinism in the months ahead.
They’re not conservatives. They’re regressives. And the America they seek is the one we had in the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century.