Wait, wait. Did I hear what I just heard? Did you?
Donald Trump paid no income taxes over an 18-year period?
“That makes me smart,” says he. Not just smart. Brilliant.
That makes me confused. If this were such a great virtue, you’d assume Trump would have shared his tax returns with us so we could bathe in his brilliance.
Did I hear Trump say he can’t release his tax returns by law because they’re being audited? Yes, I heard that.
Did I read an analysis in Forbes magazine unequivocally say that Trump’s claim is ridiculous? Yes, I did.
Talk about ridiculous claims: Trump says that he knows more than anyone about how to game the tax system, making him best suited to “fix it.” Really? So, someone who’s dodged millions of dollars in tax liability is going to fix whatever it is that made his windfall possible?
While we’re talking about being Trump smart: