Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Finally, Tax Cheats Exit the Stage

It was with pleasure that I read that two tax cheats, Tom Daschle and Nancy Killefer, have withdrawn themselves from consideration from positions in Obama's administration.

Daschle's career has been that of the consummate politician/lobbyist/insider whom most of us decent citizens prefer to see run out of Washington, not invited in. He, Killefer, and the already-in-place new treasury secretary Geithner, as people well-acquainted with the recent history of the democratic party, seem almost certain to have known that they were evading taxes. These issues have been in the news before; any qualified CPA or tax preparer should have advised them on the proper manner in which to handle their own financial affairs.

Yet the President, despite his promises of transparency, high ethics, etc., for his administration, supported each of them even after these tax-evading revelations were public. Nominating a Clinton for a high-ranking post didn't help this cause, either.

And I think we now know with certainty why the democrats in government aren't worried about raising taxes on everyone—many don't pay them!

1 comment:

RightMichigan.com said...

And only after they step aside does Obama admit that he made a mistake. He was standing by them up until that point... and not just a little.

But already we have THE single most scandal-packed start to any Presidency in modern American history.

Guess that's one kind of change.