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Letter: What exactly is ‘middle class’?




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March 20, 2013 | 1,185 views | 7 comments

Editor:

I have a new pet peeve. The politicians I see on the news each day (including the president of the United States) keep referring to the “middle class.” What exactly is this “middle class”?

Do they actually mean “middle income people?” They don’t refer to poorer people as “low class”; they don’t refer to wealthier people as “high class.” Such references would be considered insulting, unacceptable, and certainly not politically correct!

How can we make our government aware that we’d like to see them use language more appropriate to the meaning behind it? I think the word “class” should not be used under any circumstances.

There’s nothing wrong with or shameful about being low-, middle-, or high-income Americans.

LESLIE H. BROWN

Floresville
 

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squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
March 21, 2013 7:02am
 
Middle class is that large group of fools that vote for candidates that promise to save them.

 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
March 20, 2013 4:13pm
 
Middle Class is everyone out of work and has managed to get on as many Obama programs as possible. Poverty is everyone that is still work and doesn't take welfare.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
March 20, 2013 1:41pm
 
Anybody who flies coach.

 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
March 20, 2013 12:57pm
 
When I was a kid, it meant anyone that had air conditioning and a car that wasn't over 3 years old.

 
FTP-Flo Town Politics  
Floresville  
March 20, 2013 12:53pm
 
Making less than $250,000 a year & above the poverty line. REALLY ?

 
BSP  
Floresville  
March 20, 2013 12:38pm
 
Remember everyone is vital to the crew even the ones swabbing the deck. Keep the ship clean, keep the crew healthy.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 20, 2013 9:51am
 
The World According to Brown.... Banish the word average....no citizen is below average. Never refer to the graduating group as the 12th grade class or to the class of a lower year....very demeaning. Just think of all ... More ›

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