Occupy St. Louis 10-22-11
A retired teacher's sign. Ending Bush tax cuts is a clear and straightforward political position. This is not an extremist position. As of April 2011, CNN Money reported (money.cnn.com/2011/04/22/news/economy/budget_taxes_poll/i...):
A full 72% of adults approve of increasing federal taxes on households making more than $250,000 starting in 2013, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
Fifty-five percent of Republicans want the tax hike, along with 74% of independents and 83% of Democrats.