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Politics needs a new injection of common sense

Trust, Leadership, Results: three words often used in political campaigns of both major political parties.   I propose two more: “common sense.” Keith Phaneuf’s article about taxes (CT Mirror, 22 December,  “Are Lamont and his fellow Democrats headed for a showdown over Taxes?”) makes no references to cutting costs.  Instead, it focuses entirely on how much more the “rich” should pay.  Connecticut taxpayers, regardless of wealth, have every right to question how our leaders are allocating our tax dollars.