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Answering the Wall Street Journal’s
Kimberley Strassel

Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 6/14/2014 11:26:19 AM

Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel, whose work I generally like, has written a column in which she attacks a publication to which I contributed, Room to Grow. Most of her focus is on tax policy. She is a fierce critic of child tax credits, which Rob Stein, who authored the chapter on taxes, endorses. (snip) I thought it might be useful is to analyze two claims made by Strassel, one of which is that “The authors are clear that politics, not principle, needs to drive conservative policy.” Really, now?

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Peter roundly spanks the WSJ;s Strassel in this, and in her second point, that "conservatives need to embrace government." Note that at the end of the article, Dave Brat is listed first under "Topics." Rush was right, Brat´s ideas are the most important thing that came out of that election.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 6/14/2014 11:30:39 AM     (No. 9885835)

Well, I´m torn. I am an admirer of Kim Strassel, whom I believe to be the smartest woman in journalism. I read that column and found no objections. However, I am also a devotee of Peter Wehner´s writings and I´m sorry to see a conflict. I´m with Strassel on child tax credits.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 6/14/2014 12:03:09 PM     (No. 9885878)

Looks like Wehner´s Lucianne handle is MDMuskrat!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 6/14/2014 1:38:23 PM     (No. 9885991)

#2: I´m not nearly as bright as he is. [Now there´s a straight line y´all can have fun with.]

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Avikingman, 6/14/2014 3:30:54 PM     (No. 9886067)

Maybe Kim went wobbly for a second.
I forgive her, and would still like to be her cabana boy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/14/2014 6:14:34 PM     (No. 9886228)

It wouldn´t surprise me if Kimberly Strassel has no kids.

Most of the people in favor have kids; lots of those opposed don´t.



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