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Fred Thompson's goal on taxes: Be rich enough not to worry about them.

Published December 12, 2007 7:44PM (EST)

"My goal is to get into Mitt Romney's situation, where I don't have to worry about taxes anymore." -- Fred Thompson, asked at today's GOP debate in Des Moines to say who -- the wealthy, the middle class, the poor or corporations -- is paying more than their fare share of taxes.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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