A distinguished columnist, editor and foreign correspondent, Wes Pruden has been a leading voice of conservative thought for more than three decades.
Obama supports extension of Bush tax cuts—for some
President Barack Obama announced he supports extending the Bush tax cuts for people making less than $250,000, even though some top Democrats, including Sen. Chuck Schumer, want the tax cut extension to apply to Americans making up to $1 million.
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How Wes saw things on May. 18, 2012
Every modern president takes refuge abroad when the going gets rough at home. (Before the jet airplane life was simpler and presidents could get respite with a train trip to Cleveland or Buffalo.) So President Obama is off to Asia, where never will necessarily be heard an encouraging word, but he won't have to listen to criticism in the Queen's English.
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