The Presidency: Tax Troubles

A tax cut is presumably a politician's easy way to popularity. But though President Kennedy is eager to achieve one, a Gallup poll last week showed 72% of the people opposed. At his press conference, Kennedy wanted to rewrite the pollsters' question: Wouldn't people be for a tax cut if it would put off a recession? Such advanced economics has not got across to the body politic, which seems to think that if the Government spends a lot of money, it ought to pay its debts.

And so another pet Kennedy proposal...

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