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Fair Argument?

There’s a decent case to be made for the “fair tax” (although I’m far from convinced) but this (reported in the New York Times) is not it: “Mixing a populist note with the tone of a minister, Mr. Huckabee said his plan would ensure economic fairness by guaranteeing that “you pay the same as all those people who don’t pay their taxes now, folks like gamblers and prostitutes.” Yes, yes, it was just one remark, but come on


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