Joe Conason: Did Reagan Raise Taxes? Let GOP Candidates AnswerQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|While interviewing the House majority leader, '60 Minutes' correspondent Leslie Stahl suggested that he might consider compromise because even Ronald Reagan had raised taxes several times. Cantor's flack then burst out in protest, saying he couldn't allow her remark to stand. The premise of Stahl's perceptive question was perfectly accurate, of course. But the rude Hill staffer is scarcely alone in promoting this super-sized lie about Reagan's tax purity.|
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