What is the middle class? Obama and Romney Say Less than $200,000 a year; or 4% are upper class

Middle class is getting left behind in Lancaster ...
Lancaster Online
Lancaster County's middle class drags its own special deficit into recessionary times: Wages in the middle ranges here are lower than in the rest of the country. Antonio Callari, an economics professor ...

What is the middle class?
Washington Post
What makes someone middle class? According to Mitt Romney , it’s as simple as making less than $200,000 or $250,000 a year. But as Derek Thompson notes, that implies that 96 percent of Americans are middle-class. In fairness, this is the same cutoff for “middle income” that Barack Obama has used in talking about the Bush tax cuts.

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