Buffett Bites Back At Call To 'Shut Up'

Feb 27, 2012 Read more: WBAL-TV Baltimore

Warren Buffett on Monday hit back against Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey for saying the billionaire investor should "just write a check and shut up" about taxes.

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Redman

Choctaw, OK

#1 Feb 28, 2012
I agree with Christie....I belive Obama and Buffett should pay big time.
Telmark

Chico, CA

#2 Feb 28, 2012
Nobody forces W.B. to take all the income tax deductions that he profits from.

Nor did anyone force W.B. to place a major part of his wealth into an offshore tax shelter back in '07 or '08 (well before he started mouthing off with his hypocritical "the wealthy should pay more taxes" con/sales pitch).

This guy has yet to follow Christie's (and a lot of other people's) advice to put his "check book where is mouth is" in regard to donating some of his "tax sheltered" wealth to the IRS.

Meanwhile, didn't W.B. just make a fortune off of the taxpayer funded mortgage lending industry bailout?

Yup, he sure as shucks did...

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