It's the Middle Class Stupid!

With all the political focus on the middle class it's not surprising that James Carville and Stan Greenberg—two who advised Bill Clinton's first campaign—should pick up on "middle class" as a hot button phrase. According to Kirkus, one of the four most important pre-publication book reviewers, Carville and Greenberg define the middle class very broadly as including both "families in poverty to those making up to $125,000 per year." See the Kirkus review at their link.

That definition is exclusively income-based. Beyond-class.net includes dollar-based definitions, but goes beyond income and net worth into peoples' values, assumptions and behaviors.

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