2016 Elections

In a Normal Campaign Season, Candidates Could Have a Tax Debate

The issue is serious. The differences are clear. But this isn't a normal campaign season.

Let's be rational.

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Imagine what could happen if Donald Trump hadn't turned the presidential campaign into an argument over who founded Islamic State or whether there should be ideological entrance tests for foreign visitors and immigrants. Then he and Hillary Clinton could have a rational debate over taxes, a serious topic on which they have clear differences.

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