Losing fear of a much maligned label

Losing fear of a much maligned label

The 2016 Presidential campaign has taken off and it is hard to keep track of who said what about which and to whom.  There is one thing however that has not escaped my attention amid all the hoopla.  There appears to be a number of newfound champions of the Middle Class among those vying for the GOP nomination.  Apparently the analysts working for the Republican Party have figured it out that some of the things that defined the Middle Class in America still possess a broad appeal.  Things like the 40 hour work week, a living wage, overtime pay, family leave, paid vacation, affordable higher education, employer provided health insurance and a pension plan are very popular and lend to a high standard of living.  That high standard of living is the earmark of a...

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