Sunday, October 06, 2013

Truest statement of the week II

Obama’s remarks added to mounting evidence that behind the appearance of partisan warfare in Washington, the two big business parties are planning to use a crisis produced by an extended government shutdown as a smokescreen for reaching a deal to impose historic attacks on the bedrock social programs left over from the New Deal and Great Society periods.

--  Barry Grey, "US shutdown a smokescreen for assault on Social Security, Medicare" (WSWS).
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