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.
- The Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Just Keeps Getting Bigger (businessinsider.com)
- Secret Service Prostitution Scandal: President’s Safety Is Not the Point (theintelhub.com)
- Pentagon may expand internal probe amid Secret Service prostitution scandal (foxnews.com)
- The Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Is Looking Pretty Bad [Secret Service] (jezebel.com)