160. Bush pushed home ownership in order to…

July 18, 2009 § Leave a comment

As I recall, Rove had the idea that home ownership made people more conservative and more likeley to vote Republican, hence upping home ownership would help support a Republican majority.

“We can put light where there’s darkness, and hope where there’s despondency in this country. And part of it is working together as a nation to encourage folks to own their own home.” — President Bush, Oct. 15, 2002

via The Reckoning – Bush’s Philosophy Stoked the Mortgage Bonfire – Series – NYTimes.com.

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