Wednesday, April 15, 2009
President Obama and Vice-President Biden today released their 2008 tax returns:
Here are charts putting the 2008 returns in context with their earlier returns:
I especially enjoyed the Vice-President's explanation for his parsimonious amount of charitable giving, even in the glare of a national campaign:
The charitable donations claimed by the Bidens on their tax returns are not the sum of their annual contributions to charity. They donate to their church, and they contribute to their favorite causes with their time, as well as their checkbooks.
Press and blogosphere coverage: