Stephen M. skewers Republican calls to “simplify the tax code.”
When and if the Republicans take over the entire federal government, we’ll see a slashing of tax rates, unaccompanied by any attempt at “tax simplification.” We’ll never hear the phrase “tax simplification” or “tax reform” again — it’ll all be about the cuts.
And the budget will be busted yet again, as it usually is under tax-cutting GOP presidents. And it will be up to the next Democratic president after that to clean up the debt and deficit mess — and to get blamed for it.
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