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Hillary Might Want to Study This Chart

Since Secretary Clinton is eager to share her view that, given America’s high unemployment, wealthy Americans don’t pay enough taxes, she might be interested in looking at actual data.

And since charts might be easier to understand than data (especially if one is not used to looking at data,) here is a good chart for the secretary of state (h/t Greg Mankiw):

https://i2.wp.com/1.bp.blogspot.com/_djgssszshgM/TAAfkfblKeI/AAAAAAAABJY/FvNyelGJ1KM/s1600/Income_and_Tax_Shares_TPC_2010.jpg?w=796

By the way, here is a good blog post about Hillary’s nonsensical statements about tax rates and tax burdens by Dan Mitchell at the Cato Institute, and here is a great video by Reason TV on the same topic.

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