I’ll have an entire column on the Teamsters BBQ here in
Huge applause. Then Gravel took the mic and got absolutely nothing from them when he said he wanted to make the tax code “fair” across the board with a national sales tax. And it was definitely the message they were under-whelmed by, not the messenger. Say what you will, he brings the passion:
“I want to change our tax code,” Gravel said. “Our tax code sucks. Our tax code is corrupt. It’s corrupt! And the people who carry the load are the ordinary citizens and they don’t really know how bad they’re getting screwed.”
Oh, and here’s my second favorite Gravel bit: “I had a trucking business in
I love this guy, but—Republican, Democrat, independent, Green—it is never good for a candidate when I identify him. Unlike the Kossacks, I actually recognize how far outside the mainstream my views are. (An sometimes…well, it’s a badge of honor.)
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