For the New York Times’ apoplectic editorial board, Apple is Exhibit A.
From A Historic Tax Heist in Saturday’s Times:
Its modest tax cuts for the middle class disappear after eight years. And up to 13 million people stand to lose their health insurance because the bill makes a big change to the Affordable Care Act.
Yet Republicans somehow found a way to give a giant and permanent tax cut to corporations like Apple, General Electric and Goldman Sachs, saving those businesses tens of billions of dollars.
Tax reform is “sorely needed,” Tim Cook told NBC’s Lester Holt last month. Cue the video:
My take: If Apple’s CEO has any thoughts about the way tax reform turned out in the bill moving through Congress, now would be a good time to speak up.