This is WHY I stopped writing about politics. The first example is local and the second is national BUT both demonstrate the “I got mine, you get yours” attitude of the New Aristocracy.
Did you know that while your payroll taxes are going up, the fiscal cliff deal is a bonanza for many corporations (including the movie industry)? Fair share and shared sacrifice, for the low information voter, are sensible words repeated ad nauseam by our elite to obfuscate their grab.
(1) Last-minute firefighter promotions before retirement spark pension questions (Fairfield Citizen)