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Taxes: Who’s Dem, GOP in the ‘lite gov’ race?

By: Magnolia Tribune - May 17, 2007

The Clarion-Ledger Editorial, 5/17/7

So now, ironically, you’ve got a Democrat saying he’s for raising the tobacco tax and two Republicans aping the “old” Barbour’s “I’m not for raising anybody’s taxes,” while the “new” Barbour (burned by his anti-tax swap stance) is acknowledging that any fair adjustment of taxes could require some to go up and some to go down.

It’s hard to tell who is a Republican here. But that may just be the theme in this race to replace the term-limited Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck.

Tuck, first elected as a Democrat and switched to the GOP in office, thought up the tax swap to begin with.

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