The Right warns that the tax plan is Congress' last, best shot for a win this year


Will the Republicans get it right with the proposed tax reform plan? A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the Right:

1. The tipping point of tax reform

From The Washington Times: The GOP hasn’t had a legislative victory of note this year and voters are going to remember if they don’t pass tax reform.

2. Tax reform should encourage more saving, not less
From Reason: What we need is a universal savings program that allows Americans to save money without the fear of losing it to tax penalties if they withdraw it

3. On tax reform, Republicans define victory down
From George Will: Tax reform should be uncomfortable. That way we’d get “a revenue system that stops subordinating economic efficiency to social engineering and rent-seeking,” and get a system that funds the entitlement state.

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