An organization calling itself “Tax Justice Network USA” has launched a rather nasty shot at U2 front man Bono (Paul Hewsom), calling him a “draft dodger.” I’m all for tax fairness – whatever that may be – but this has the look, smell and texture of a hit job, and if I take what they’re telling me at face value, you’re a draft dodger, too, if you work to claim every deduction and break legally available to you.
But let’s examine the article a bit, because there are questions I need answered:
1. Is Bono breaking any laws or is he merely taking best advantage of the laws as they’re currently constructed? (More…)