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Let’s Not Make a Deal

Obama and Reid kill tax reform.

Aug 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45 • By FRED BARNES
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“There always seemed to be a sliver of hope” that tax reform would succeed in spite of obstacles, says Sen. Pat Toomey, a leading reformer. After all, the 1986 bill was given up for dead more than once. But for the time being, Toomey says, “it’s hopeless.”

Fred Barnes is an executive editor at The Weekly Standard.

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