Rush Limbaugh says Trump’s tax plan is ‘populist’ class envy, not conservatism

Rush Limbaugh says Trump’s tax plan is ‘populist’ class envy, not conservatism



right-wing talk icon Rush Limbaugh spoke to Hannity on Fox News Friday and tried to explain the difference between president Trump's populist policies and traditional conservatism here's the video of the segment with Hannity what did Rush say I don't think the president is ideological and I've said this a number of times Limbaugh said when he sees Chuck Schumer he doesn't see the guy we see he sees a typical New Yorker he may be dumb and stupid but he doesn't see leftist sob he doesn't see that he doesn't see it that way but there's not a criticism he ated I mean not everybody's ideological the best definition of populism versus conservatism is his tax plan Limbaugh explained his tax plan is pure populism it is put together on the belief which is a Democrat Party belief he continued that a majority of Americans want the rich punished or that a majority of Americans and the rich not to benefit when they do that's a Democrat Party class envy argument if what I'm told is true he added and if the president is the reason upper brackets are not gonna get relief then it's pure populism he's simply saying where is the majority of people that I can get the most support from and he's making the calculation that there are far more people in the middle class than there are in the 1% which is an easy calculation to make the conservative and I don't even mean fewer the conservative philosophy is across the board no class envy talk about how Great America is Limbaugh continued talk about how this will spur economic growth which will benefit everybody you don't make victims out of some and out demons out of other you look at the country as one giant economic engine that you have to ignite but if you have to leave people out of your primary effort to cause growth then that's populism that's not conservative he concluded individual Trump policies the immigration he's instinctively conservative on a lot of things is Russia's representation accurate it is unclear so far Trump's tax plan outlines the new tax brackets but doesn't outline where the brackets begin and end because of that limbo might be

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