Everyday America isn't paying much attention to Obama's efforts to enact a cap and trade program on Americans. Afterall, it's just about making the environment safer, right? Global warming and all that crap. Blah blah blah.
But make no mistake: cap and trade = massive tax increases on everyone.
Republicans need to continue working to reframe this debate as one not of the environment, but of a massively increased financial burden placed upon each and every one of us.
Here's one way to graphically represent the impact. It's a little messy and looks like it was put together by an overly enthusiastic College Republican, but it gets the point across...
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