Stephen Colbert agrees with Republicans who call President Obama’s plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans “class warfare.”
“And that is unfair to rich people who, generally speaking, would prefer not to fight our wars,” Colbert said.But Obama, unveiling his deficit-reduction plan, fired back, saying his plan isn’t class warfare, “it’s math.”
“Since when does math settle anything?” Colbert said. “Like evolution, I believe math is just a theory.”
Job creators like Colbert just need time to create jobs, he said, urging people to be patient.
“We job creators are like a slot machine, if you just keep pumping in tax cuts, eventually we’re going to pay off,” he said. “You can’t quit now, you’ve got us all warmed up.”
But the most frightening aspect of Obama’s plan, Colbert said, is that it might just be popular.
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