Dylan Matthews, from Wonk Blog

Now that all the candidates have released their 2011 tax returns, it’s possible to calculate what these policies mean for them. I did the taxes for Romney, Obama, and an average household (two adults, one child, making the median household income of $49,445) under Obama’s plan, Romney’s plan (both the paid for and not paid for versions, using the Tax Policy Center’s estimates), and Bowles-Simpson. Here’s how they stack up:

Dylan Matthews, from Wonk Blog

Now that all the candidates have released their 2011 tax returns, it’s possible to calculate what these policies mean for them. I did the taxes for RomneyObama, and an average household (two adults, one child, making the median household income of $49,445) under Obama’s plan, Romney’s plan (both the paid for and not paid for versions, using the Tax Policy Center’s estimates), and Bowles-Simpson. Here’s how they stack up:

barackobama:

@TheDemocrats: “Logo change.”

barackobama:

@TheDemocrats: “Logo change.”

sunfoundation:

The 47 Percent, In One Graphic

Mitt Romney’s comments regarding the 47 percent of Americans who pay no income tax is getting lots of attention today. Our colleague Mark Memmott explains the context.
Here’s a closer look at the numbers.

sunfoundation:

The 47 Percent, In One Graphic

Mitt Romney’s comments regarding the 47 percent of Americans who pay no income tax is getting lots of attention today. Our colleague Mark Memmott explains the context.

Here’s a closer look at the numbers.

(via Yes, Mitt Romney Is a Global Warming Wingnut. Why Do You Ask?)

sandandglass:

That is THE WORST economic plan I have ever seen.

And then adds trillions to the defense budget. 

motherjones:

Okay, for realz, can we stop calling Paul Ryan a “deficit hawk”?