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Pete Buttigieg is Biden’s new transportation secretary. Lots of people are still wondering what qualifies him for this job, but anyway…
He recently floated the idea of taxing Americans based on the number of miles they drive.
It’s an absolutely awful idea, and someone must have finally told Pete because he’s now walking it back.
Buttigieg Has an Update About His Mileage Tax Idea
Just last week Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg floated a funding idea for President Biden’s upcoming multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure bill that would hit poor and middle-class Americans that hardest.
Buttigieg suggested a mileage tax, which is based on what he called the “user pays principle—the idea that part of how we pay for roads is you pay based on how much you drive.” Drivers would thus be hit with this tax in addition to