Democrats’ blockbuster spending and wacky economic views mean we’re in the age of the new abnormal

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

It used to be that the Democratic Party was about economic growth, lower taxes and smaller government. Here’s what their platforms said starting with JFK:

“Our economy can and must grow at an average rate of 5% annually, almost twice as fast as our average annual rate since 1953. We shall expand the economy itself.” — 1960 Democratic Party Platform  

Maintain steady economic growth by helping through tax reduction to stimulate the economy when it is sluggish.” – 1968 Democratic Party Platform  

CONGRESS’ $1.7 TRILLION SPENDING BILL INCLUDES MILLIONS FOR GENDER, EQUITY AND CLIMATE INITIATIVES

“We reject the big government theory that says we can tax and spend our way to prosperity. We honor business as a noble endeavor.” — 1992 Democratic Party Platform  

Today’s Democratic Party knows that the era of big government is over. Big bureaucracies and Washington solutions are not the real answers to today’s challenges. We need a smaller government.” – 1996 Democratic Party Platform  

“We have ended the era of big government. Democrats believe in supporting the startups, the small businesses, and the entrepreneurs that are making the New Economy go.”– 2000 Democratic Party Platform  

“We promise to cut taxes for 98% of Americans. We believe the private

View Source