Conservative Commentator Examines the History of Right-Wing Tax Cut Hypocrisy

Date Published: 
Fri, 02/27/2009

Bruce Bartlett. Forbes. February 27, 2009.

"Higher Taxes: Will the Republicans Cry Wolf on Taxes Again?" explores the history of hard right opposition to raising taxes of any kind, showing that reactionary predictions of economic apocalypse didn’t come to pass under either Clinton or Reagan. (Bartlett was an advisor to Presidents Reagan and H.W. Bush.)