Just in case you hadn't heard of it yet. The Obama administration has a plan to tax cars by the mile. Mothers of school age children often say they are running a taxi service. It will be truer than ever if this goes into effect.
The “Taxing your car by the mile” planBut that is not the last word. The idea is so spectacularly stupid that it will be delayed. For a while.
Or in other words, we’ll all drive “taxis”, except for the chosen exempt few.
Today at 10:15AM EST, the story was updated, and now the White House says this:Their probable advice? "Right after the election and not a minute sooner."“This is not an administration proposal,” White House spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki said. “This is not a bill supported by the administration. This was an early working draft proposal that was never formally circulated within the administration, does not taken into account the advice of the president’s senior advisers, economic team or Cabinet officials, and does not represent the views of the president.”