Issues 2000: Have We Got A Tax Cut For You!

Which plan is better--Bush's big giveback or Gore's complicated scheme? You decide

Time was, selling a tax cut to Americans was about as hard as selling lotto tickets on the day of a $50 million jackpot. Everybody wanted one, no matter how loudly the experts warned against it. Just the phrase "tax cut" had a pleasant, numbing effect on otherwise disgruntled voters.

Which may help explain why George W. Bush looked a bit mystified last week as he struggled to interest voters in one of the biggest tax-cut proposals in recent history. Taunted by Al Gore's accusations that his plan favors the rich and endangers America's prosperity, Bush and his aides abandoned their...

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