Before and after

By Geraldine Sealey
Published March 10, 2004 6:59PM (EST)

Ryan Lizza at The New Republic's Campaign Journal does everyone a nice service today by showing what a John Kerry quote on tax cuts looked like before and after Bush-Cheney '04 got to it. The moral: Don't believe every press release you read.

What is Kerry's position on tax cuts? (The real one, not the Bush-Cheney version.) From the AP today: "Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry said Wednesday he will ask Americans earning more than $200,000 a year to pay the taxes they paid under President Clinton and pledged to retain the Bush tax cuts for the middle class and even add to them."


Geraldine Sealey

Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at Salon.com.

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