Nice try: Dems take credit for Bush tax cut extension, conservatives say ‘Oh no you di’int!’

Since President George W. Bush implemented his tax cuts in 2001, Democrats have done nothing but hammer the cuts as a gift to wealthy Americans — until now, that is. As part of the fiscal cliff deal, the tax cuts will remain permanent for households making less than $450,000 annually. And suddenly, Dems are crawling all over themselves to take credit for the cuts. Last night, GOP Rep. Louis Gohmert zinged them for their about-face, thanking them for finally acknowledging that the tax cuts in fact benefit the middle class. Others are following suit, calling attention to Democrats’ hypocrisy:

Good question.

Wait — tax cuts are good? That can’t be right!

No. Way.

Ah, that explains it.

Sure is funny how that works.

It’s true. President Obama is quite pleased with himself. But even though he’s shimmying around Hawaii in his gold-plated grass skirt, he’s got little to celebrate.

Fasten your seatbelt, Mr. President.

  • Lady 12

    Hey, Obama… Ever heard that imitation is the best form of flattery?

  • rinodino

    Wow, the right is Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad, lol, but I’m loving how you guys head are exploding

    • HailtheRepublic

      And we’re loving how you on the left prove your incompetence by not being able to form a cohesive, and properly spelled sentence.

    • Noah Lee

      so Dave, nice of you to pull your head out of obama’s hindquarters long enough to grace everyone with your presence. So, explain to me how somebody making 400,000 qualifies them as the millionaires and billionaires that the democrats wanted to raise taxes on.

      • journogal

        Not only that, but Obama says he is going to demand more, because he says you can’t cut your way to prosperity. So next up in 2013, will be those evilllll $300,000-aires and below.

        • Penmar

          He already said he was going after tax loopholes, so taxes are going up again, question is what income limit are those going to affect?

    • HARP2

      Be a good boy and thank the GOP for your tax cuts.

    • bananafanafo

      My head is NOT exploding. JUST LAUGHING at Democrats & their SELF CONTRADICTORY POLICIES! Bush Tax cuts IMPLEMENTED, Dem’s said “TAX CUTS ONLY 4 THE RICH” Laughed then NOW I’M REALLY LAUGHING at the NEW SPIN of the truth. CUTS 4 EVERY1! Dave your the rear end of the donkey as far as I can see in this & MOST of your debates!

    • Jillane Kent

      Allow me to translate:
      Derp, de derp, derpity derp

      Do you have nothing germane to offer other than invective, Dave?

      • therantinggeek

        Leftists like Dave were never “germane” to begin with.

  • nc

    Low information voters only care about one thing when it comes to politics: How will it affect my personal income?

    Conservatives must must must use this to get through to them.

    • bananafanafo

      IT’S CALLED “GREED”. What’s so passionate about BREAKING “YOUR” COUNTRY?

      • Jillane Kent

        Seeking to hold on to the fruit of your labor is now considered greed?

  • bananafanafo

    DEM’s Policies ALWAYS “SELF CONTRADICTORY” Bush Tax Cut IMPLEMENTED “Tax Cut ONLY for the RICH” now AGENDA change they say their 4 every1. DON’T TAKE “MY” money take the OTHER GUYS!

  • sqeptiq

    Liberals mind extra tax cuts for the rich, not any and all tax cuts. This would be remarkably silly if this weren’t Twitchy.

    • Jillane Kent

      Did liberals make such a distinction while lambasting these cuts as singularly and solely as “payback to Bush’s millionaire brethren”? While we’re at it, please explain why liberals are so upset with tax rate decreases for those who actually have a tax burden. Isn’t that, in and of itself, silly?