Jules Witcover

Donald does policy

WASHINGTON -- Having thoroughly intimidated the rest of the Republican Party's 2016 presidential field and won a goodly number of its voters' hearts with his tough-guy persona, Donald Trump has decided to tackle their minds. He has rolled out a plan for economic growth that professes to offer his vision of nirvana while lining the pockets of everyone from the man on Main Street to his fellow wheeler-dealers on Wall Street and in real estate. Who will be able to resist a scheme that would eliminate all income taxes for individuals making under $25,000 a year and couples bringing in under $50,000? Or dropping the highest marginal rate from 39.6 percent to 25 and the corporate...