"... a permanent fix to the Alternative Minimum Tax,"
The "tax the rich" scam is embodied in the AMT. But, instead of communicating, or better yet, shouting from the rooftops, the spineless Republicans kept AMT a secret. And, then surrendered.
McConnell and Boehner are total sellouts. And, because a majority of Republican House members voted for Boehner, that makes the Republicans sellouts ... or more accurately, it makes them Democrats.
Time for a second party. The D v. R hoax has gone far enough.