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Muddy Brooks

By Jared Bernstein

David Brooks made an important mistake in his Tuesday column about Barack Obama’s fund raising. He writes: “If Obama’s tax plans go through, those affluent donors could wind up giving over 50 percent of their income to the federal government.” 

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Jared Bernstein is senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

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