Saturday, April 07, 2007

DNC vs. RNC: Who's raising taxes

Both major party web sites are criticizing the other party for raising or wanting to raise taxes. The Democratic National Committee has a press release criticizing Mitt Romney as noted below. The Republican National Committee has a Wall Street Journal article critical of the Democratic legislature's efforts.


DNC:

Ad Watch: Romney Veto Ad Can’t Override His Tax-Raising Record

Mitt Romney’s high-priced, high profile campaign to smooth talk Republican primary voters into ignoring his real record continues today with yet another television ad. His latest, entitled “I Like Vetoes”, is a weak attempt to deflect attention from his tax-raising record as governor of Massachusetts by highlighting his use of the line item veto. ...



RNC:

Thursday, April 05, 2007
In Case You Missed It: The Coming Tax Increase

From The Wall Street Journal

Editorial
April 5, 2007

[C]ongress has just lit a fuse for the biggest tax increase in history.

The new House and Senate majorities have now passed budget resolutions -- five-year budget outlines -- that include the repeal of the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003. ... [U]nder the cover of zero media attention, Democrats are constructing a budget process that will make a tax increase all but inevitable. ...



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