While it is true that our government should spend less, it's all the more true that our government should tax less. Cutting taxes, even at the expense of a larger deficit, should be the priority for the Republican ticket. Yet last night we heard not a word of it.
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Our economy is limping along because the American people desperately need to reduce their household budget deficits. A sizable tax cut would put more money to work to help families reduce their debt burdens. So why isn't Ryan talking about tax cuts? ( Read more: GOP Platform May Dilute Romney’s Focus on Economy )
I hope the answer is that Mitt Romney will come out swinging for tax cuts. I fear the answer is that Ryan's heart just isn't in it. At the core, he's a deficit hawk rather than a wise tax owl.
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