Dear Leader: Rather than trot out a new PR talking point while either not having any detailed plan yet (per Ron Suskind's new book, that would be totally unsurprising) or else while hiding what plan you have because you know it, too, is bupkis, why not just push now to repeal the
That said, let's see if Dear Leader actually does something radical, like proposing to tax hedge fund fees like general income.
Also, the WSJ story compares the rollout of the "Buffett Rule" to the "Volcker Rule." Reality? Nearly two years later, we're not yet at its actual implementation; besides, speaking of hedge funds, it's riddled with loopholes anyway. Those loopholes include insurance agencies. Gee, wasn't AIG one of those?