Sunday, April 20, 2008

American politics

P.J. O'Rourke thinks Europeans need a simple explanation of a political system as unfamiliar to them as that of America:

The difference between American parties is actually simple. Democrats are in favor of higher taxes to pay for greater spending, while Republicans are in favor of greater spending, for which the taxpayers will pay.
Hmmm... Sounds strangely familiar.

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