The Huffington Post: Democrats Need to Back Obama, writes Mark Penn

By MARK PENN Published December 10, 2010 Democrats should move quickly to back the president on the tax bill or risk turning themselves into a minority party in Congress for a long time to come. By becoming reverse tax protesters (chanting “raise taxes”), the liberals are sending out all the […]

December 10, 2010

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Politico: The Strategy Corner with Mark Penn: End class warfare

By MARK PENN Published July 29, 2009 It sounds so simple: Just tax the few to pay for social programs that benefit the many. Yet no political idea — embodied by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s call to tax the wealthy to cover health care for everyone else — has ever […]

July 29, 2009

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Politico: Most affluent voters key to Obama sweep

By MARK PENN Published November 11, 2008 Barack Obama promised he would lower taxes for 95 percent of Americans and presumably raise them for the 5 percent who benefited most under President Bush’s tax policies. But, remarkably, the most affluent 5 percent supported Obama and that was perhaps the key […]

November 11, 2008

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