Metaphor Season Begins – City Begins Campaign for Tax Hike

Well, the day we’ve all been waiting for has come. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and city officials officially announced they will ask city residents to raise the city’s income tax. The request means city voters will be asked to increase the income tax by 25% – to 2.5% of each worker’s income. The question will appear on ballots in a special August election. Between now and then, prepare yourself for a barrage of cliched metaphors. Here’s the opening salvo..

“We’ve cut to the bone. Now we’re about to cut our limbs off.” – Mayor Coleman.

More to come.

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