Tax Cut Factoids

by Kieran Healy on November 14, 2003

A quick calculation from Mike Hout, via the sociologists at Kickass Women:

• Median income of American households: $42,000 [1]

• Average tax cut for members of Bush’s cabinet: $42,000 [2]

[1] Median household income after adjusting for taxes and benefits, U.S. Census Bureau, Money Income: 2002 (Current Population Report P60-221).

[2] Analysis by Congressman Henry Waxman (D-California), posted on his website.

Having the cheek to claim you put money back into the hands of regular Americans: Priceless.