TAX BREAKS FOR PRIVATE JETS

“Sherrod Brown introduced a measure criticized by prominent liberals as a measure to lower taxes
on private jets”.2

"ONE OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE..."

The Washington Post described Sherrod Brown as “one of the most progressive members of the U.S. Senate…” in 2017.3

"BRASH PARTISAN"

In 2001, the Cleveland Scene said then-Rep. Sherrod Brown’s “reputation is that of a brash partisan. Liberal groups score his votes at or near 100 percent..."4

"UNABASHED LIBERAL"

Politico ran with the September 2012 Headline: “Ohio's Brown an unabashed liberal5

LIBERAL RATINGS

In 2013, 2014, and 2015 Sherrod scored a 95% score from Americans for Democratic Action. Sherrod has a 97.84% lifetime Progressive Score from Progressive Punch - that's even higher than Bernie Sanders!6

RECORD OF TAX HIKES

Sherrod's support for the Clinton budget plan in 1993 included a 30% increase in gas taxes, taxes on some Social Security benefits, higher income taxes, higher corporate taxes AND spending cuts that affected Medicare and military personnel.7

NORTH KOREA FLIP FLOP

After President Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, Sherrod Brown took a victory lap trying to take credit - failing to mention that he voted against it previously.8

SOURCES:

1 - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, Accessed 10/30/17; CQ Voting Studies, March 2017, 10/23/16; David W. Martin, "Don't Mess With Sherrod," Cleveland Scene, 8/30/01

2 - Emily Peck, "So, About That Tax Break for Private Jets," Huffington Post, 11/18/17

3 - Ben Terris, “Sherrod Brown thinks he could have helped Democrats win in 2016. But what about 2020?” The Washington Post, 7/24/17

4 - David W. Martin, "Don't Mess With Sherrod," Cleveland Scene, 8/30/01

5 - Kate Nocera, “Ohio's Brown an unabashed liberal,” Politico, 9/30/12

6- "Voting Records," Americans For Democratic Action, Accessed 10/30/17; Progressive Punch, Accessed 12/12/17

7 - H.R. 2264, CQ Vote #406: Adopted 218-216: R 0-175; D 217-41; I 1-0, 8/5/93, Brown Voted Yea; David E. Rosenbaum, “Clinton Wins Approval Of His Budget Plan As Gore Votes To Break Senate Deadlock,” The New York Times, 8/7/93

8 - Jack Heretik, "Sherrod Brown Welcomes Trump Designating North Korea as State Sponsor of Terror Despite Previous Vote Against It," The Washington Free Beacon, 11/21/17

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LIFELONG 'HIPPIE' LIBERAL

Sherrod Brown has been a politician for almost his entire adult life - 40 of the last 42 years! He has spent decades building a record as a Liberal extremist.1