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Hey, Media, a $75K Mechanic Pays a Lower Tax Rate Than Romney

Al3404 Al Barrs Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 1:27 PM
Re: ABC news reporter Jonathan Karl recently said: "Mitt Romney ... made $13.7 million last year and paid nearly $2 million in taxes. His effective tax rate -- 14.1 percent. That's a lower rate than an auto mechanic who made $75,000 in pay." ...APPLES AND ORANGES!!! Well, no one ever said that ABC News reporters ever tell the truth, or is he just that ignorant or stupid!? Doesn't Jonathan know the difference between earned income and capital gains income? I guess not! Romney paid Federal Income tax on his money like the aforementioned Mechanic but is now pays a second time his Capital Gain taxes. APPLES AND ORANGES...
scubasuenc Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 5:42 PM
And don't forget that the corporations paying those dividends also paid taxes on that money before it ever went to Romney.
scubasuenc Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 5:42 PM
And don't forget that the corporations paying those dividends also paid taxes on that money beore it ever went to Romney.
K.R.2 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 2:06 PM
Believe me, they know the difference. They just don't want you to know the difference.
If "journalism malpractice" were a crime, Nancy Grace would not be able to keep track of all the trials.

ABC news reporter Jonathan Karl recently said: "Mitt Romney ... made $13.7 million last year and paid nearly $2 million in taxes. His effective tax rate -- 14.1 percent. That's a lower rate than an auto mechanic who made $75,000 in pay."

Not again.

Back in January, anchor Diane Sawyer teased "Mitt's millions" on ABC's "World News": "What Mitt Romney's taxes really show about wealth, taxes and fairness." Then correspondent David Muir informed viewers: "(Romney's) tax rate? In 2010, about 13.9...