Molly Ball (political correspondent, The Atlantic), Josh Barro (lead writer, Bloomberg View Ticker blog), William Cohan (columnist, Bloomberg View, and former investment banker), Jesse Eisinger (senior reporter, ProPublica, and columnist, New York Times DealBook), Todd Zwillich (Washington, D.C., correspondent for WNYC/PRI’s ‘The Takeaway’) and James Traub (columnist, ForeignPolicy.com).
“Romney has now made paying taxes the litmus test for good moral standing in our community.” —Eliot Spitzer watch video
“If you eliminated the tax deductibility of interest on those kind of leverage payments, there would be no private equity industry … the fortunes that were made would not be nearly as large.” —William Cohan watch video
“What they’re really fighting over is who they’re going to redistribute from and to.” —Josh Barro watch video
Newspaper customers were never told they were basically reading advertisements when nine Romney advisers published 20 op-eds in The Wall Street Journal. read post