Why Democrats Can’t Win on Taxes

Posted on September 17, 2010

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To listen to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats are fired up for a tax debate. Republicans are holding “hostage” the “middle class” with their insistence that the Bush tax cuts be extended for all. Democratic leaders claim they can’t wait to bring this line to voters this fall.

There comes a point in Washington debates when the losing side has little left but bluff, and here’s a good example. What Democrats know, but won’t say, is that the party has walked itself into a lose-lose-lose tax fight. Their choices now range from bad to worse to problematic.

via Strassel: Why Democrats Can\’t Win on Taxes – WSJ.com.

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