Romney paid less than 15% in taxes

Turns out he was high-balling the figure when he said he paid 15% of his income in taxes and everyone got in an uproar about how that was too small.

The funniest part of all this is that giving himself a tax break is a large part of his economic plan, which conservatives justify by saying that rich people will leave the US if they’re not given a preferential effective tax rate.

Yet somehow Romney hasn’t already left the country….


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