The RBN Philosophy

The Progressive Pitch

A couple weeks ago, The American Prospect began a discussion (which continued at dKos) of the Democratic/progressive "elevator pitch" -- the single line that defines our political agenda and ideology. They began by defining the effective GOP pitch:

We believe in freedom and liberty, and we're for low taxes, less government, traditional values, and a strong national defense.

What is the progressive agenda in a single 30-word-or-less sentence?

Here's mine:

We stand united for ensuring peace with security, equal rights, fiscal responsibility, saving the environment, and creating jobs and economic opportunity for the lower and middle classes.

Add your suggestions in the comments area. And feel free to rip mine to pieces.