The Day In 100 Seconds: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

The Day In 100 Seconds: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems


It may have taken President Obama and the Democrats months of building up the Buffett Rule as a way to boost equity in the tax code, but it only took Fox News and Republicans a few hours to knock it back down. Divisive? Check. Wealth redistribution? Check. Gimmick? Check, Check, Check.

But, unsurprisingly, even the most exciting tax policy vote couldn’t hold a candle to the Secret Service prostitution scandal that broke over the weekend.