National Affairs: Taxes & Truth (Cont'd)

With a blizzard of pamphlets, dodgers, press releases, charts, pictures and displays, the Republican National Committee lately set out to rouse the nation's ire against taxes, make President Roosevelt the butt of that resentment (TIME, Sept. 14). One of its brightest ideas about dramatizing "the Roosevelt New Deal Party's taxation raids on the family pocketbook'' involves the use of blackboards and butchers. The National Committee's blackboards, promised but not yet generally in use, have space for three columns of figures. The butcher chalks up his prices as follows:

Price Taxes...

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