Bush just can't find a defense for the tax cuts:
[Kerry] said he's only going to raise the tax on the so-called rich. But you know how the rich is [sic], they've got accountants. That means you pay. That means your small business pays. It means the farmers and ranchers pay. That's the wrong medicine for this economy, and we're not going to let him prescribe it.
Notes on this speech:
1) Bush doesn't know basic verb conjugations. But we already knew that.
2) Notice how Bush refers to the rich in the third person. Self-denial is not good leadership, Mr. President.
3) Most importantly, this makes no sense whatsoever. He claims that raising taxes on the rich, specifically people making over $200,000 a year, will hurt small businesses, farmers and ranchers, because rich people have accountants. According to the Labor Department, the median yearly salary for a farmer is $15,450. They'd have to make more than 1,300% more to have their taxes raised by Kerry. Likewise, the median yearly income for a rancher is $16,890. They'd have to make almost 1,300% more as well. Even the median income for chief executives, higher than that for just small business owners, of course, is $134,740, well under $200,000. So, even without considering his absurd comment on accountants, Kerry will by no means hurt farmers, ranchers or small businesses with his tax plan. And let's not consider the accountant comment. I have been thinking for hours of how to write a criticism of it. But I just can't. It's just that stupid. You can't try to use logical reasoning against a comment that's just not logical.