Maybe I just think differently than most.
My dyslexia would suggest that.
But concerning corporate taxation, I appeal to the legions of corporate tax accountants and the ultimate objective of their profession.
Is not finding and exploiting every possible existing loophole in the corporate tax laws, the primary reason for their existence.
Here is a perfect example (one of many I could site) of how Obama fails to exploit an obvious tactical opportunity.
In this case, the inability to position the reputation of corporate accountants against their employers gross overstatement of tax liability.
IF corporations are paying maximum taxes, THEN corporate accountants are useless incompetents, worthy of public derision and a ride in the clown car.
IF corporate accountants are savvy and efficient manipulators of corporate tax law, THEN corporations would be paying the minimum, if any tax and in some cases receive a refund.
Which is it corporate tax accountants?
The Democrats, in general, lack basic rhetorical street fighting skills, such as, playing the ends against the middle.
When confronted In some dark political alley, we "put up our dukes" while the republicans brandish, all manner of Medieval weaponry.
Obama inexplicably believes, that being respected is a function of, and proportional to, being liked.
The Republicans, in their machinations to command respect, properly perceive the function to be, mostly, inversely proportional when applied.