Politicians, as a whole, are not very smart — they don’t read, they don’t think for themselves and they are usually not very curious. So, they usually get spoon-fed all sorts of garbage that they can just regurgitate. Especially corporate-speak — and there are a whole lot of front groups spewing out garbage, especially on taxes.
When I wrote about Apple’s tax dodge, some people responded, and I saw other similar comments, that Apple was just doing what was legal and you can’t fault a company for taking advantage of the tax code. Which sort of missed the point.
They can’t help themselves. The CEOs who run big corporations are like heroin addicts — once they get a taste of a scheme to rob more money from taxpayers, they just want more, more and more. And here they go again.
Yesterday, I had a little bit about the thieves of the Fix The Debt gang. Oh, boy, is there more, or what? Yes. A lot more.
Mitt’s friends like to hide their money overseas.