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  •  I agree that we should urge (1+ / 0-)
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    lawmakers to use it every time they speak of it. But again: credit where it's due. A year ago, Ryan unveiled his "Path to Prosperity" budget. A few days later, DWS coined the phrase "Path to Poverty" as a clever reframing of his budget. So she did, in fact, do exactly what you're advocating.

    Why didn't it catch on? I don't know -- but one possibility is that Ryan's original PtP was so roundly ridiculed, and immediately ditched by so many Republicans as if it were radioactive, that negative reframing wasn't necessary. A year later, though, it can't hurt to be proactive about it.

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