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NY Times: Obama Makes Case for ‘Buffet Rule’

by Lisa Mathias

The New York Times writes on Tuesday about President Obama’s proposed plan on the minimum tax required by the wealthiest Americans, dubbed the “Buffet Rule.” While Democrats state that polls are showing voter support for such policy change, The WG’s David Winston states that Americans won’t see it as a plan to resolve the economy and jobs problem:

“The No. 1 issue is jobs and the economy, so any proposal put forward has to look like it will advance that,” Mr. Winston said, adding, “I don’t think anybody believes that raising taxes ever grows the economy and creates jobs.”

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