'Taxation without representation': Let commuters to D.C. in on it

Wednesday, June 2, 2010; A14

Once again, the D.C. Council has proposed a commuter tax -- a tax on some individuals who work in the District but reside in another jurisdiction and who would have no vote in the District on how their tax dollars are spent ["A budget of magical thinking," editorial, May 28].

I have been wrong for many years in thinking that "Taxation Without Representation" on D.C. license plates was a protest on the part of the District when in reality it is simply a slogan in support of a commuter tax.

Bill Binzel, Alexandria

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