Well, well, well. It seems that some of those rich folks who glad-handed Mitt Romney at that now-infamous fundaiser in Florida this past spring probably were among the 47 percent of Americans whom Mittens disparaged for not paying federal income taxes.
Mark Gongloff EXPLAINS:
According to the non-partisan Tax Policy Center, some 3,000 of the 76 million taxpayers that were expected to pay no federal income taxes in 2011 were members of Romney’s cohort, making nearly $2.2 million per year, which puts them in the top 0.1 percent income bracket.
Another 24,000 taxpayers expected to pay no income taxes last year ...