By Bernie Becker - 10/21/11 07:02 PM EDT
The president himself also announced the “Buffett Rule” last month, which stated that millionaires should pay at least the same percentage in taxes as middle-class families.
Crossroads, meanwhile, argued in its memo that the president was trafficking in class warfare, and that it appeared to be working.
“It may be the result of larger environmental conditions, or he may be moving the needle himself, but Obama’s ‘tax the rich’ mantra is getting traction,” Crossroads CEO Steven Law wrote.
The memo also argued that, in trying to rebut the president’s argument, opponents should cite former President Bill Clinton’s warning against raising taxes in a slow economy.