AP: Bashes America Using Those Renouncing Citizenship

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Apr 28, 2014 9:30 AM

AP, in what seems like an attempt to write a U.S.-bashing article, notes breathlessly that in 2013, almost 3,000 Americans either renounced their citizenship or terminated their permanent residency in the U.S. Those 3,000 people comprise less than .00001% of American citizens, but AP uses that paltry number to try to impugn America for more than just high taxes. Although AP states, “ …. most are widely assumed to be driven by a desire to avoid paying taxes on hidden wealth,” the very next sentence reads, “The reality, though, is more complicated.”