It’s Not Income Inequality, Stupid

David Shribman, editor of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, is worried about the GOP economic message.  In an article called  “What Isn’t Being Said About 2016,” Shribman speaks with great compassion of “the anguish Republican candidates are having in trying to figure out how to address economic issues.”  Shribman describes the problem as “conservatives struggling to address the wealth gap.” Ah, Republicans don’t be fooled, for this, of course, puts the argument in liberal Democratic terms. The income or wealth  “gap” is not the problem voters care about.  Their problem (and ours) is the stagnation of American workers who are running harder and harder