[Under: Comical music.]
The Bush campaign has tried again and again to smear John Kerry by saying that he’s from “Taxachusetts,” hoping voters will think that tax rates in Kerry’s home state are somehow his fault.
Bush needs a lesson in how government works.
John Kerry has served nineteen years in the U.S. Senate, not the
[Under: Ominous music.]
But you know who does have the authority to determine the tax rates? The governor of
Mitt Romney. Republican.
Damn. I swear I don’t know why I don’t get paid to do that.
Yes, the Republicans – and the press, can you believe it? – are strangely silent on the subject of the tax rates in
So why haven’t taxes in MA been a huge issue for the Republicans? As governor, Romney has cut the budget deficit largely by raising all sorts of fees and taxes, as well as by closing many tax loopholes. I think if a Democratic governor of MA were running, the opposition, and the press, would’ve brought that up a time or two.