Read My Lips Again for 11/15/2013

During the 1988 Republican State Convention, then-Vice President George H. W. Bush uttered a phrase that would destroy his Presidency — "Read my lips, no new taxes."

Just two years later, voters realized they had read a lie on President Bush’s lips. He negotiated a budget agreement with Democrats in the United States Congress that raised taxes. Republicans in the House of …

Updated: Fri Nov 15, 2013

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