Plugs: You Call It ‘Redistribution of Wealth,’ I Call It ‘Fair’

This is just like the “tomayto vs. tomahto” thing, except it’s “You say socialist, I say… well, socialist“:

In part two of my exclusive interview, I asked the Vice President whether we can afford these tax cuts, given the country’s massive federal deficits. Biden’s view is that we can’t afford not to do them: “We can’t afford to leave the middle class behind,” he says. “These things matter to people who are struggling and they matter to people who have lost their jobs as well.”

There’s also the issue of whether these tax cuts, in conjunction with the health care reform bill signed last week, represent a redistribution of wealth in America, as many claim.

“It’s a simple proposition to us: Everyone is entitled to adequate medical health care,” Biden says. “If you call that a ‘redistribution of income’ — well, so be it. I don’t call it that. I call it just being fair — giving the middle class taxpayers an even break that the wealthy have been getting.”

Ya gotta love Biden — well, okay, no you don’t — but I do appreciate this fact about him: The crafty among the left wing at least attempt to conceal their true motives, but Biden unabashedly lets them fly out in the open, like a bank robber who’s not afraid to take off his ski mask and look directly into the security camera.

Here’s Obama telling Jill Biden, “Thanks for putting up with Joe.”

It’s the rest of America that needs to be apologized to for the whole bunch of ’em:

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