My reporting on the dangerous extremsism of Georgia Rep. Paul Broun, as excerpted today on Salon.com. Here's an excerpt of the excerpt:
The way to do that, according to Broun, is to enact policies that would make George W. Bush’s tax cuts for the rich look like chump change. "It is not the government’s place to redistribute wealth," he told the men in their tuxedos and women in evening gowns, [an Atlanta gala of the John Birch Society]. "I believe that death taxes should be zero, I believe that corporate taxes should be zero, that dividend taxes should be zero, and that all taxes should be very low."
Check out the whole thing.