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The Romney-Ryan Agenda: Cuts to Taxes and the Social Safety Net

Errol Louis, host of NY1′s “Inside City Hall,” and Thomas Frank, columnist for Harper’s Magazine and author of “Pity the Billionaire,” analyze the Romney-Ryan ticket’s economic and social agenda with Current TV’s Michael Shure, sitting in for “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer.

Shure asks Frank how Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan can get away with suggesting a massive tax cut without explaining exactly how they’re going to pay for it. “They’re getting away with all sorts of things,” Frank answers. “You look at the two main political parties out there, and we assume that they are wholesome commercial products, like Coke and Pepsi. That … they’re not going to deliberately do something that’s going to wreck the lives of millions and millions and millions of people. But you know — they are!”