August 26, 2004: Bush, in N.M., Criticizes Kerry on Taxes (AP)

  • Kerry campaign spokesman Phil Singer responded later: “George Bush seems to have a problem being straight with the American people. John Kerry has been very clear about the fact that he will cut taxes for 98 percent of Americans. George Bush continues to avoid talking about the fact that his tax cuts have placed an increasingly larger portion of the tax burden onto the middle class.”