The Clarion-Ledger Blog, 5/23/7

The Clarion-Ledger has disagreed with Gov. Haley Barbour on matters of taxes, as in we think the sales tax on food is bad policy as is having the third lowest tobacco tax in the nation. But we have agreed with his idea of doing a comprehensive assessment of the tax system and offering reforms.

The state’s tax system, as most, was developed over the years based on political pressures of the time.