Fun With Tax-Cut Comparisons

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In the process of putting together a feature about the great state of Ohio, where I was on assignment for a month this summer, I just re-came across a great chart. And by great, I mean for people who want to know just how fucked they got by the budget Republican governor John Kasich recently passed, which slashed funding to schools and local governments but kept a tax break that basically only benefits rich people. Take a look.

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