This was unexpected:
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) July 27, 2017
Actress Debra Messing was super-jazzed this April to be participating in the “Tax March” protest intended to pressure President Trump to release his tax returns. Certainly plenty of participants in the march were eager to learn if rich guy Trump had paid his fair share (which, if Rachel Maddow’s big scoop was any indication, he had).
Messing threw Twitter quite a curve Wednesday night, then, when she linked to a piece in The Intercept detailing Steve Bannon’s push for a new 44 percent top marginal tax rate on people who earn more than $5 million a year. The current top rate is 39.6 percent.
News: Bannon pushing for 44% marginal tax rate on people making $5 million per year https://t.co/NUbTl1UTx2
— Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) July 26, 2017
THIS IS DISGUSTING. https://t.co/YjZDKgi4C7
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) July 26, 2017
It really is. Republicans used to stand for lowering taxes and keeping wealth in the private sector.
I'm confused by this response. https://t.co/C12TY87RBK
— Ben (@BenHowe) July 27, 2017
I am very sincerely curious about this tweet. https://t.co/IUDZEpX6qb
— Liz Finnegan (@TheGingerarchy) July 27, 2017
Maybe she thinks it's a cut? https://t.co/IusuHp3LFN
— Ed Krayewski (@edkrayewski) July 26, 2017
I thought rich liberal H'wood types LOVED the idea of tax increases on wealthy people?
— Brian Cates (@drawandstrike) July 27, 2017
There is a zero percent chance that that she realizes Bannon is proposing a tax increase on the rich, and not a tax cut. Zero percent. https://t.co/lHAw4TpGGt
— Jeff B/DDHQ (@EsotericCD) July 27, 2017
I agree, Debra. 39.6 percent is outrageous, and 44 percent would be even more so. https://t.co/VirAn3MuEo
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) July 27, 2017
I AGREE https://t.co/0m2p70pRIR
— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) July 26, 2017
Why is this disgusting? It's time you paid your fair share. Do you hate the poor? https://t.co/Bo60FChSU8
— Cranky Gordon (@CrankyGordon) July 26, 2017
yeah it should be 100% at least.
Nothing wrong with a rich lady wanting to hold onto her riches https://t.co/8M8wRaTMWJ
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) July 26, 2017
— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) July 26, 2017
This is what being a partisan robot looks like.
— H. Joshi (@RoundSqrCupola) July 26, 2017
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‘He’s the DEVIL’! Debra Messing’s pearl-clutch-tweet about Mitch McConnell is a DOOZY https://t.co/zUq2eIfM6R
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) July 1, 2017