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The No-Tax-Hike Pledge Is an IQ Test for Republicans

Kenneth L. Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 11:11 AM
The GOP is somewhat introspective at this point, with good reason. But Guywithaheart reminds me that there is another huge obstacle that needs to be overcome: the ignorance and stupidity of the voters that Mr. Mitchell has been working tirelessly to correct for years. The message about tax revenue, which is admittedly counter-intuitive (but no moreso than the phenomenon of lowering prices and increasing profits on the increased sales volume), doesn't seem to penetrate certain of the very dense in our voting population. Ah, well. Back to the Laffer curve message, Mr. Mitchell, please. It's obviously urgent, very relevant to the "revenue" element of the present negotiations.

Eugene Robinson is one of the group-think columnists at the Washington Post. Like E.J. Dionne, he is an utterly predictable proponent of big government. So it won’t surprise you to know that he wants taxes to go up and he’s a big fan of Obama’s class-warfare agenda.

He’s also a very partisan Democrat and wants the GOP to lose. Again, that’s not exactly a stunning revelation.

So when someone like Eugene Robinson starts offering advice to the Republican Party about tax policy, a logical person instantly should be suspicious that he’s actually trying to advance his own ideological and...

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