Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Although Trump Cut Taxes For Most Americans, Democrats Convinced The Public That They Paid More Taxes
People believe this lie because Democrats control the media ... correction: they are the media.
To a large degree, the gap between perception and reality on the tax cuts appears to flow from a sustained — and misleading — effort by liberal opponents of the law to brand it as a broad middle-class tax increase. ...
In convincing people that they would not benefit, “the Democrats did a very good job,” said Howard Gleckman, a senior fellow at the Tax Policy Center. “They were able to put that into the public perception, and the reality has been unable to break that perception.”