Tax poor people: Republicans want the IRS to nail “lucky duckies.”

Is this an elaborate joke of some kind?

via Slate Magazine by David Weigel on 8/22/11


It’s not news when Jon Huntsman criticizes fellow Republicans. It’s news when he agrees with them. On Sunday, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Huntsman found himself in a virtual love-in with Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann over, of all things, taxes. The paper asked Huntsman if “the half of American households no longer paying income tax—mainly working poor families and seniors—should be brought onto the income tax rolls.”

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