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Romney earned 12 times more than Obama, had nearly half the tax rate

Tax returns released by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday revealed that his 2010 effective tax rate was almost half of President Barack Obama’s, even though the former Massachusetts governor earned about $20 million more. According to 2010 tax returns (PDF) released by the White House, the president paid…

Aaand, Point Proven

Bruce Bartlett writes today on the fact that Tea Partiers know as much about the taxes they’re protesting as Georgetown knows about beating the ninth-best team from the Mid-America Conference. Anyway, Dissenting Justice wrote about Bartlett’s piece, pointing out Tea Partiers have no idea what’s happened with federal taxes (only…