Can anyone explain the logic behind McCain's proposal to increase tax cuts for the very wealthy?

it's one thing to call Obama a socialist because he wants to eliminate the Bush tax cuts for the top tax bracket earners. But it's another thing to INCREASE the tax cuts for the very wealthy, while not really not offering much for the lower tax bracket earners. What is the logic behind giving the top tax bracket... show more it's one thing to call Obama a socialist because he wants to eliminate the Bush tax cuts for the top tax bracket earners. But it's another thing to INCREASE the tax cuts for the very wealthy, while not really not offering much for the lower tax bracket earners. What is the logic behind giving the top tax bracket earners an even bigger tax break?

Might not it be more sensible if McCain simply allowed the current tax schedule to stand as it is, since it wasn't the wealthy asking for more tax relief?
Update: Anyone who has bothered to compare the candidates' tax plans (see Tax Policy Center's report on this) can see that while Obama is offering a substantial tax cut for all middle class earners, McCain is offering next to nothing for them.
Update 2: RitchWilliams, if McCain isn't really planning on deeper cuts for the wealthy, why on EARTH would he suggest that during his campaign? Wouldn't that turn off a lot of voters? That makes absolutely no sense to me.
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