During a speech last week, Robert Rubin, Treasury Secretary under Clinton and a top Democrat advisor on tax policy, spoke in code about his party’s commitment to raise taxes on millions of American families and businesses, saying, “You cannot solve this nation’s fiscal problem without increased revenue.
Ironically, the Washington Post quoted Rubin in a recent article that highlighted a Democrat plan to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) even though “the impact is harshest on taxpayers with annual incomes of $100,000 to $500,000.