IRS stats for 2015 are out. They show that the top earning 3 percent of individual taxpayers paid more than 50 percent of all federal income taxes paid by individual filers.
So Hillary Clinton should now admit America’s top earners in fact do pay their “fair share” — indeed, a ton more than any reasonable person would consider fair, or at least let her class warfare issue go quietly into the night.
Her third choice would be to continue to lie to voters about it, hoping most won’t ever hear about the official numbers.
John A. Lanzetta, Miami