It’s clear who the GOP is most interested in impressing tonight: special interest billionaires like the Koch brothers who could bankroll their campaigns and super PACs. Across the debate stage, every single Republican candidate has a tax plan that slashes rates for the uber-wealthy at the expense of working people and middle class families.
No matter who “wins” the debate tonight and eventually secures the nomination — the Koch brothers and the rest of the GOP field’s special interest billionaire backers are guaranteed the promise of a massive increase in their after-tax incomes if they successfully buy the White House — while working families and the middle class are left behind.
More on the Republican field’s plans to give a big boost to their billionaire backers:
Marco Rubio’s tax plan would gift “the top 1 percent…tax cuts more than 103 times larger than the poorest 20 percent.” And totally eliminating taxes on investment income — Rubio’s biggest gift to the wealthy — is […]Read more after the jump.