Just four weeks away from today, the 2010 mid-term elections are increasingly becoming a matter of bait-and-switch. The bait is the angry middle-class voter, showing up in a variety of forms, from Glenn Beck-dittohead Tea Partiers to the not-paying-close-attention-but-lets-throw-the-bums-out-middle.
The switch is the millionaires and billionaires tapping into that dissatisfaction to get the satisfaction that they want, which has precious little to do with why regular folks are so angry. It has to do with helping Big Insurance or Big Banks or killing off any tax hikes on the wealthiest 2 percent. And 98 percent of America won't know what hit us until all the votes have been counted: