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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Sunday, April 22, 2012

And Another Thing

He paid $80 to get his hair this perfectly tossled.

Chait makes some good points, but what goes unsaid in this piece (and by Romney, too) is that George Romney's success came at a time when the top marginal tax rate was between 50-90%.

So, by Romney's own admission, his father became a huge success (which Romney won't apologize for) under a tax regime that Romney says explicitly retards success.


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