The Romney Rule

No wonder right-wing websites hate this ad.

More like this, please. I hadn’t heard of “Priorities USA Action” – a project of two former Obama WH staffers – before, but I hope to do so again, and just sent a small donation their way. If the 2012 election is between the Buffett Rule and the Romney Rule, I think I know who wins.

[Cross-posted at The Reality-Based Community]

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Mark Kleiman

Mark Kleiman is a professor of public policy at the New York University Marron Institute.