Sunday, November 25, 2012

How Bad American Politics Have Become

Scott Sumner lets us know. The tax system could be as progressive as Obama wants it to be and as simple as the flat taxers desire. But we can't get there, although, as Sumner notes, other countries have come close.

Simple, obvious improvements to policy that ought to please both sides can't get passed, because the special interests are completely in control.

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