ObamaCare’s Worst Tax Hike

The forced march to pass ObamaCare continues, and all that matters now is raw politics. But opponents should go down swinging, and that means exposing such policy debacles as President Obama’s 11th-hour decision to apply the 2.9% Medicare payroll tax to “unearned income.”

Earning even a single dollar more than $200,000 in adjusted gross income will slap the 2.9% tax on every dollar of a taxpayer’s investment income, creating a huge marginal-rate spike that will most hurt middle-class earners, as opposed to the superrich.

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