The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is thrilled to announce their latest foray into fiscal cliff politics. This morning, the group unveiled GOPHostageTakers.com, reminding Americans that Republicans are holding the middle class hostage and preventing Obama and the Democrats from solving all our problems.
new DCCC website GOPHostageTakers.com about fiscal cliff and middle class tax cuts. Visit now.
— Jesse Ferguson (@JesseFFerguson) December 5, 2012
Visitors to the site are greeted by a list of 40 House Republicans who have thus far refrained from signing a discharge petition that would force a vote to extend tax levels on families making less than $250,000 annually.
DCCC launches GOPHostageTakers.comSite demands 40 vulnerable Hse Republicans allow vote on middle class tax cuts & sign discharge petition
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) December 5, 2012
The DCCC would have you believe that they’re looking out for average Americans, but that’s not the case. Firstly, contrary to Democratic talking points, not raising tax rates is not the same as a tax cut. Additionally, if the Democrats get what they want, tax rates for families making more than $250,000 would increase. Fiscally conservative Republicans understand that the fiscal cliff cannot be averted by increasing the tax burden on wealthier Americans and job creators. But to the Left, that just doesn’t suit:
— Domenick Stampone (@DomStampone) December 5, 2012
If your Congressman’s name is on this list, you owe it to yourself to give him a call or seven!dccc.org/pages/gop-host…
— Norman Jones (@Nojogolf) December 5, 2012
— Jarryd Willis, M.S. (@OFA_Jarryd) December 5, 2012
Conservatives are suffering from severe liberal rhetoric fatigue:
— Katie Johnson (@kjon) December 5, 2012
— Melissa Clouthier (@MelissaTweets) December 5, 2012
— Justgirl venting (@Lilleth71) December 5, 2012
— Tim Collie (@dadinthestands) December 5, 2012
We’d love to.