Tea Party Favorite Sees Path To Higher Taxes

Add Sen. Rand Paul to a growing list of even conservative Republicans who appear to be giving into the idea that taxes soon will rise on the wealthiest Americans as part of a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. Paul, may have been elected in 2010 as one of the most fervent heroes of the tea party, but even he seems to see the writing on the wall as President Obama has public opinion on his side in calling for an end to the tax cuts for the top 2 percent of taxpayers. Appearing this week on Fox News, the junior senator from Kentucky gamed out a scenario in which congressional Republicans would give Obama and the Democrats a … Continue reading