Why does McCain say Obama lacks substance when his own proposals are substantially lacking in comparison?
Topic: A research proposal includes
June 16, 2019 / By Abiah Question:
For example, McCain's proposal for economic stimulus is cutting the corporate tax from 35 to 25%, allowing a first year deduction for equipment and technology and establishing a permanent tax credit on R&D. Obama's economic plan, however, includes a $1,000 tax cut for working families, simplification of the tax code, enforcement of trade agreements, amending NAFTA, fighting CAFTA, Update Trade Adjustment Assistance, make the R&D tax cuts permanent, double funding for research, move toward more green technologies to produce jobs, deploy broadband nationwide through tax incentives, Ensure freedom to unionize, raise the minimum wage, create a universal mortgage credit, ensure accountability in the subprime loan system, mandate accurate loan disclosure, and more (I have left a lot out of Obama's plan).
I did not address reasons in my question. Frankly, I do understand the reasoning behind McCain's proposals. It's not rocket science. However, you did not answer the question. Why is McCain going around saying Obama lacks substance? Clearly, Obama's plan is more detailed and has more substantive components.
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Stew | 4 days ago
Obama's experience on a National level is not on par with that of Clinton or McCain. That is not to say that the man isn't capable of handling it. It is, however, to say that he hasn't really done it yet.
Obama (like all politicians) speaks in buzzwords and generaliztions and never gets into specifics. Because Obama is EXTREMELY effective at doing so he can motive people without really saying very much about what he actually plans to do.
McCain being a politician speaks the same way, but isn't quite as effective at it. He sees what Obama is doing, and sees the response Obama is getting, and recognizes that Obama isn't really saying anything, but is getting an overwhelming response to it. In effort to stem Obama's momentum, which he gains largely by being a powerful public speaker, McCain si trying to point out that as motivating as Obama's words are he really isn't saying much about what he is going to do.
The keys to remember here are:
1) Most politicians (McCain included) lack substance in their oratory.
2) George W. Bush lacks substance more than almost any politician in history and he got elected twice.
Obama is a scary candidate to run against. He doesn't have a substantial political downside to attack, and attacks on his personal life run the risk of exposing the race card which can turn off voters VERY quickly.
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McCain is just the better candidate! (Republican)
You didn't understand why he would 'Cut The Corporate Tax Rate From 35 To 25 Percent.'
A lower corporate tax rate is essential to U.S. competitiveness. America was once a low-tax business environment, but as our trade partners lowered their rates, America failed to keep pace, leaving us with the second-highest rate among the world’s advanced economies.
Cutting the corporate tax will expand the U.S. economy, creating jobs and opportunities for prosperity. A recent analysis of tax policy options estimated that a cut less than half this size could increase long-term growth by 0.5 percent, or $100 billion in a single year.
Lower corporate taxes leads to higher wages. Recent studies have shown that corporate taxes are in large part passed on to labor through lower wages. One study noted that a one percent hike in the corporate tax results in a 0.8 percent decrease in manufacturing wages. Accordingly, cutting corporate taxes can increase wages for American workers.
This is to reverse the effects of NAFTA and bring the manufacturing jobs back to the USA!
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I think that McCain, just like G.W.B is full of "off target" empty promises, that don't have the welfare of the American people at heart. I think that he believes that by following Bush's lead, he can hope to gain the kind of blind support that Bush was able to garner from the republican base, however he has forgotten that he doesn't have a Karl Rove to manage his campaign! He, just like all the Republican candidates of late, are seemingly very "lack luster", and "uncharismatic" in character. Being insensitive, unpragmatic, and divisive in their approach to leadership.
When you visit www.gop.com, you find a site devoted to a party that seems to be very one sided( All-white!), and lacking of the sensitivity to the needs of America's rich diversity of race and culture. It only alludes to an agenda to attract minorities back to it's base. I find this to be very sad, but typical in America...
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John McCain lacked air of secret and suggestions. He had to cater to the appropriate wing of his occasion to have a raffle to win and all he did grew to become into finally end up looking like our contemporary President at that element.
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Did all the smart republicans move to middle earth?
All u have to do is tell Republicans that ur cutting taxes and they love you.
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Originally Answered: Obama's tax plan would reduce 95% of Americans taxes, why does McCain claim Obama 's going to raise taxes?
Because ... Anyone who has more that a 10th grade education, KNOWS that for JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama to keep his political "promises", that he will HAVE to RAISE ALL TAXES !!! ... And How will he finance his Global Poverty Act (S.2433) ???
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The MAIN, bad idea of Obama, that I believe ALL True Americans should research and READ is .. Obama's Global Poverty Act (S.2433) which will surrender America's sovereignty to the United Nations !!
I .. HAVE .. and .. WILL .. Vote for the BEST person for the job !!
JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama is NOT the Best person to be THE President of THE United States of America !!!
Why would WE want ANYONE that does not have ANY mangerial experience to TRY to be THE President of THE United States of America ???
Can YOU get over the FACT that JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama IS going to turn over the sovereignty of the United States to the United Nations ???
ALL ... TRUE Americans need to READ the Global Poverty Act (S.2433) !!!
Governors MANAGE ENTIRE STATES !!!
JUNIOR U.S. Senators TRY to Legislate !!!
JUNIOR U. S. Senator Obama did NOT complete his FIRST term in office !!
... with just 143 days of ACTUAL experience
... HE decided
... that he DESERVED to be THE President of THE United States of America !!!
JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama, the Unions, and the Democrats are sending messages to big business to downsize in America and send more jobs to foreign countries.
Brilliant ideas from JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama, the Democrats and the Unions (SARCASM) !!!!
MOST JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama Supporters do NOT care about his ideals and policies ... they JUST WANT AN AFRICAN AMERICAN as President !!!
I have NO problem voting for an African American or a woman or any other minorty as long as they are the BEST PERSON for the position !!!
JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama is NOT the BEST person to be OUR President of THE United States of America !!
JUNIOR U.S. Senator Obama is ANTI-American.
WE NEED to start doing the "REPORT ABUSE" Button on the ABUSIVE Obama Supporters for EVERY LITTLE ... POSSIBLE ... Violation, like they do to the rest of the people on here !!!!
This DOES make a LOT of sense !!!
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Alaska Govermor Sarah Palin has MORE TOTAL political experience than Obama!!