Obama and Congressional Democrats were talking a lot over the weekend about whether to extend the Bush tax cuts for America’s highest earners. Much of the discussion is over the budget and deficit, but New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says they’re missing something.
Kristof joined Kiran Chetry this morning to talk about what he says the leaders aren’t talking about—the gap between the rich and the poor.
He explains why it’s a crucial part of the discussion.
For more, check out his column from this Sunday's Times.