Most Annoying SOU Line For Eric Cantor

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TIMOTHY NOAH JANUARY 24, 2012

Most Annoying SOU Line For Eric Cantor

"As I told the Speaker this summer, I’m prepared to make more reforms that rein in the long term costs of Medicare and Medicaid, and strengthen Social Security, [i.e., cut entitlement spending,] so long as those programs remain a guarantee of security for seniors. But in return, we need to change our tax code so that people like me, and an awful lot of Members of Congress, pay our fair share of taxes [i.e., raise taxes on upper incomes].

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