They can go on and on about how tax cuts for the rich will help balance the budget, and tax cuts for the rich will improve the economy, and cure cancer, and solve acne and who knows what else, but here’s the real reason:
Tax cuts for the rich help members of Congress. (click here)
Any politician who gets rich while in office needs to be regarded with dark suspicion. The richest is a Republican, but the second highest are Democrats, and so what? As a very wise friend once said, “left wing, right wing, both parts of the same bird.”
A very rich bird, and bound to get richer if tax cuts for the rich are extended.