New tone: DCCC launches site branding GOP ‘hostage takers’

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is thrilled to announce their latest foray into fiscal cliff politics. This morning, the group unveiled GOPHostageTakers.com, reminding Americans that Republicans are holding the middle class hostage and preventing Obama and the Democrats from solving all our problems.

Visitors to the site are greeted by a list of 40 House Republicans who have thus far refrained from signing a discharge petition that would force a vote to extend tax levels on families making less than $250,000 annually.

The DCCC would have you believe that they’re looking out for average Americans, but that’s not the case. Firstly, contrary to Democratic talking points, not raising tax rates is not the same as a tax cut. Additionally, if the Democrats get what they want, tax rates for families making more than $250,000 would increase. Fiscally conservative Republicans understand that the fiscal cliff cannot be averted by increasing the tax burden on wealthier Americans and job creators. But to the Left, that just doesn’t suit:

Conservatives are suffering from severe liberal rhetoric fatigue:

We’d love to.

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