J.D. Foster

A Charitable Interpretation
January 25, 2012

President Obama's declaration in the State of the Union speech that people making more than a million bucks should be paying more than their secretaries, and at least 30 percent of their income, was seen as an implicit rebuke of Mitt Romney. But this was apparently a grave mistake on the president's part, because Romney already is paying 30 percent. What, you didn't know that? Well, it says it right here at the end of the Washington Post's article on Romney's newly released tax returns: Even if tax law is not changed, Heritage Foundation economist J.D.