Thursday, August 30, 2007
Why Tax Debate Sits on Hold; Accord Within Parties Puts Off Big Arguments Until After Primaries, by John Harwood:
The 2008 presidential race is likely to produce a sharp debate over tax policy and its effects on individuals, estates, investments and corporations. But voters may have to wait for the general election to hear it. That is because there is substantial agreement on the biggest policy questions within each party's field of primary candidates. For now, those broad areas of consensus have left intraparty rivals to bicker at the margins.