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Tax ‘Reform’: Pyrrhus meet McConnell

If you shoot yourself in the foot, it is, I suppose, a victory over your foot, but I’m not convinced it’s the wisest of victories to win. Even the circumstances of the GOP’s narrow win in the Senate over tax ‘reform’, scrambled, chaotic, and embarrassingly last minute were a reminder that this ragbag of proposals has been rushed, poorly considered and is a very long way from the caution and (where possible) incrementalism that, as a general rule, ought to be hallmarks of conservative reform. Writing in Forbes, Tony Nitti (my emphasis added): Regardless of your political affiliation or
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