How to Combat Tax Increases

Time to Play Smart, Not Hard

12.06.12 7:45 PM ET

This, by Jonathan Chait. Read the whole thing.

Republicans are following a path that is likely to lead to higher taxes because the entrenched methods of anti-tax politics are preventing them from maneuvering. The conservative movement is designed to prevent a compromise, when compromise is the thing Republicans most need in order to hold taxes low.