In their new book, ‘Grand New Party,’ Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam urge the GOP to refocus on shoring up the economic well-being of the American family.
According to Tax Policy Center figures, McCain’s plan is worse than his opponent’s for the bottom 80% of American families with children and far, far worse for the bottom 40% of families with children.
As Gordon explains:
McCain has “one break for most families–the expansion of the dependent exemption–but that proposal is worth more than twice as much to a millionaire as to a median family, and because it is not refundable, it is worth nothing to poor families and little to many in the working-class.“
Read Gordon’s full piece here.