Sen. Chuck Grassley: If The Poor Got Tax Cuts, They’d Just Waste The Money On Booze, Women, Or Movies

The Washington Post reports:

As Republicans continue to sell the details of their tax bill, some are reaching for more colorful language to liven up complex policies that tend to put the average voter to sleep.

Case in point: Over the weekend Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) hashed over the plan with his home state’s Des Moines Register. Turning to the party’s idea to do away with the estate tax, Grassley framed the current law as a hindrance to responsible saving.

“I think not having the estate tax recognizes the people that are investing,” Grassley told the Register. “As opposed to those that are just spending every darn penny they have, whether it’s on booze or women or movies.”