Headline in this morning's financial news:
Obama officials: Taxes may rise to pay health care
Obama officials say middle class may face tax hike to reduce deficit, pay for health care
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two of President Barack Obama's economic heavyweights said middle-class taxes might have to go up to pare budget deficits or to pay for the proposed overhaul of the nation's health care system.
My comment: ". . . might have to go up?" Who do they think they're kidding?