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Mid-Day Palate Cleanser | Main | Open Thread
October 12, 2012

Another White House Walkback: Biden Claims That Obama's Plan Is To Only Raise Taxes on Those Earning $1,000,000 Per Year;
White House Confirms The Rich Begin At $250,000

It sounds better to say you only want to tax those making one million per year.

Because it sounds better, Senator Clownfart said it.

Jay Carney spins, below, that Biden was only offering "an example" of one range of incomes that would be subject to the tax. See, million-per-year earners will be taxed at higher rates.

So will $250,000 p.a. earners.

Biden didn't mention that, though, because he was just providing "an example" of people earning more than a million p.a.

See?

He wasn't being dishonest or flip-flopping or shaking an Etch-a-Sketch. He was just providing one example of an income level that will be paying higher taxes. There are other, lower income levels that will pay higher taxes; but he just wanted to point out that one "example."

Just a "fer instance." Certainly not an attempt to con people into thinking Obama's tax plans are less ambitious than they actually are.


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