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Archive for May 25th, 2011

This Week’s Cartoon: “Tax Evasion Funnies”

I don’t have as much time to write about this under-the-radar issue as I’d like, but you can bone up over at the Wonk Room. For further reading, there’s also this WaPo article and Sunlight Foundation piece.

To its credit, the Obama administration opposes the tax holiday, which was tried under the Bush administration with unimpressive job-creation results (let’s just say it ain’t the WPA). And it is a holiday, with rates dropping from 35% to around 5%. Would that we self-employed mortals had lobbyists fighting for such a sweet deal. TAX HOLIDAY FOR CARTOONISTS: BRING THE MONEY BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD!


Jen Sorensen is a nationally-published political cartoonist. She is a 2017 Pulitzer finalist and recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

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