On the campaign trail in Iowa, Hillary Clinton is trying to cut into a little bit of Bernie Sanders territory:
Clinton proposes 4 percent tax surcharge on Americans making more than $5 million a year https://t.co/Icxlgxzffh
— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) January 11, 2016
What’s Hillary calling this plan? For starters, not a “tax” (perhaps the word “tax” doesn’t focus group well). Instead, it’s a “surcharge” of a certain variety:
Clinton also snuck in a new tax proposal to her speech today: A 4% "fair share surcharge" on multi-millionaires
— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) January 11, 2016
As part of her plan to expand on Buffett rule, Hillary Clinton would apply a 4% Fair Share Surcharge on multimillionaires who earn 5mm/yr
— Brian Fallon (@brianefallon) January 11, 2016
“Fair Share Surcharge”? Just great.
It is LITERALLY called a “fair share surcharge”
WHERE THE HELL AM I?
— Michelle Ray (@GaltsGirl) January 11, 2016
"Fair share surcharge?" Seriously? https://t.co/nuKLIq8ZJr
— Steve (@sstrella) January 11, 2016
@GaltsGirl @SeeTac7 When are the 47% who don't pay taxes going to get their "fair share surcharge?"
— Tony for Liberty (@peacelovedixie) January 11, 2016
@GaltsGirl "Fair share surcharge" is ripped out of the pages of Atlas
Shrugged – Who is John Galt?
— Private (@JoeHoyaSaxa) January 11, 2016
A surcharge would seem rather the antithesis of a fair share. https://t.co/102NNE1ANm
— Oren Cass (@oren_cass) January 11, 2016
Taxing success? Good luck in the general!https://t.co/uFNlmLC4uP
— Josh Earnst (@NotJoshEarnest) January 11, 2016
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