Video: Jim Webb Defends His Vote to Extend Bush Tax Cuts

Friday, January 7, 2011

It's interesting, just when you think that politicians like Jim Webb don't read the blogs or care, you get an event like Chap Petersen's Business Leaders Breakfast this morning, where you get called out by name by the guy you "drafted" for Senate (and helped raise $4 million online for), because of criticism on your blog. In this case, I had questioned how Webb could reconcile his commitment to "Jacksonian Democracy," as well as his repeated (and passionate) talk in 2006 about how America was breaking into "three pieces" economically, with his vote to extend the Bush tax cuts for people who earn far more than any reasonable definition of "working class." The response? Mostly defensiveness, and as far as I can tell, incoherence. Anyway, I guess I'm happy that Webb at least cares what I think! LOL UPDATE: On the "flip," Sen. Webb speaks about foreign policy matters.