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JONATHAN COHN AUGUST 25, 2010

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For baseball's millionaire fans, a full-on extension of the Bush tax cuts could prove beneficial. Each year, the $128,000 an average millionaire would save enough on his or her taxes is enough to buy about...

 

350 good seats at a

Red Sox-Yankees game

 

Even for millionaire Red Sox fans, prime tickets at Fenway are expensive (between $300 and $400 for the Oct. 1 showdown, according to SeatGeek). But it's worth considering that continuing all of the Bush tax cuts would also make many Yankees fans happy. That alone is a pretty strong argument against extending them.

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