The Buffett Rule should be renamed the Reagan Rule
No matter how much today’s Republicans try to demagogue the issue, they can’t change the fact that the spirit of the so-called Buffett Rule was endorsed on more than one occasion by then-President Ronald Reagan.
President Obama said yesterday that perhaps we should put Reagan’s name on the proposal. That would drive the GOPers up the wall, wouldn’t it?
This video includes several clips of Reagan decrying the inequality of tax rates that favor the rich: