Jacob Sullum on Romney's Vague, Backward, and Possibly Impossible Tax Plan


During last week's presidential debate, Mitt Romney repeatedly promised to "lower taxes on middle-income families" without reducing "the share paid by high-income individuals." Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says this combination will prove difficult, if not impossible, for the Republican candidate to deliver given the other elements of his tax reform plan—especially his illogical definition of "middle-income families."