Mainstream media using misleading headlines about Trump tax cut to scare midterm voters

Mainstream media using misleading headlines about Trump tax cut to scare midterm voters

[Ed. – Libs continue to claim the tax cuts will add $1 trillion to the national debt.]

[Despite the much-needed jolt to the economy the Trump tax cuts have delivered,] many Democrats continue to try to convince the American people that this a [sic] bad thing and they are being helped by the mainstream media. …

Yesterday, a number of mainstream media outlets carried headlines that were intended to frighten voters into turning away from voting for Republicans and those headlines are VERY misleading.

NPR headline read: More Taxpayers Will Owe The IRS In April Due To Under-Withholding, Report Says

Trending: As Joe Biden’s mother would say…

The Chicago Tribune and many others painted a more frightening picture with their headline: Auditors: 30 million taxpayers will owe more due to low withholding

The opening paragraph of the Chicago Tribune article states:

“Congressional auditors say about 30 million people — 21 percent of U.S. taxpayers — will have to come up with more money to pay their 2018 taxes next year because their employers withheld too little from their paychecks under government tables keyed to the new tax law.”

The truth is, the new tax law is NOT responsible for the 30 million number they are trying to scare people with. In the third paragraph, they admit the truth:

“About 27 million taxpayers would have been affected even if the new law hadn’t been enacted. The changes, however, added an estimated 3 million to that number.”

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