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What’s VAT About?

I’d be curious what longtime Daniels watchers think, but I was surprised to hear that Mitch Daniels seems to have endorsed a Value Added Tax last night during a Hudson Institute speech here in Washington. I assume he said it because he thinks it’s a good idea. But I also wonder if the strategy in it is to make up a little for his social-issue “truce” talk with an idea flat-tax Huckabee voters could warm to?

Just shooting the 2012 breeze here in The Corner. I’ll get back to more immediate work now.

UPDATE: I wrote flat tax but meant fair tax and apologize for the error.

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