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Norquist, "Impeach Obama" for crimes against the 1%

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Uploaded on Jan 31, 2012

So why is it that at a time of extreme hardships for the majority of Americans - with 49 million people in poverty and half of all Americans belonging to the working poor - it's the super rich who think they're the ones under attack? It's the super rich - with multimillionaire lobbyists like Grover Norquist - who want to impeach the President over a tiny tax increase. It's the super rich that yell "socialism" when the President calls for an end to oil subsidies - or more regulations on Wall Street. We seem to be living in a bizarre alternate universe - where the super rich - with the help of the Republican Party - and some Democrats - have become the "true victims" of the Great Bush Depression. So how did this come to be? Joining Thom is a man who's extensively studied this exact issue - Thomas Frank. He is an author - journalist - and columnist for Harper's Magazine, whose new book is: "Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right"

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