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Tuesday, April 03, 2007
  Giuliani Flips AGAIN

Sorry for the rash of campaign posts - I've got a series on conservative movement futures coming up. But it's been a newsy few days on the primary front.

So Rudy now wants takebacks on his flat tax flip-flop. Sounds to me like it just constitutes another flop:
Rudy Giuliani, fresh off winning the endorsement of Steve Forbes, now says he was just kidding when he said he thought the flat tax was a good idea.

"I didn't favor it, I said something academic," Giuliani said at a press conference in Florida on Saturday, in response to a reporter asking him why he had switched from opposing a flat tax to favoring it. "What I said was, and it was not a joke, but it was half-jocular, was if we didn't have an income tax...what would I favor?
So it depends on what the meaning of "if" is.

Steve Forbes probably feels like an idiot.

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