Mitt Romney's unguarded thoughts about the half of America that pays no income taxes—"who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims"—show a notable lack of empathy as well as political savvy. Maybe that's a surprise. But the big surprise, writes Steve Chapman, is how little he seems to comprehend about the federal budget or the tax system or American politics.
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