Thursday, September 4, 2008

Selection Bias and the Truthfulness of Palin

Last night, Palin said Obama would raise "your" taxes. I take her at her word, assuming her words were intended only for those individuals in the halls of the convention. Chances are those convention attenders are mostly among the top 5% of Americans (those earning above $250,000) whose taxes would go up under the Obama plan. But out there in TV land, peoples' taxes would be HIGHER under MCCAINS plan. Check it out at the Tax Policy Center or play around at

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