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The House Republicans’ Budget

It includes Rep. Paul Ryan’s tax-reform plan. That plan shifts the tax burden from corporations and affluent childless people to families with kids. That shift seems to me to be a bad idea from both a policy and political perspective. But right now it looks as though almost all Republicans are going to vote for the alternative in blissful ignorance of this aspect of it.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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