Vital Signs January 1996 Who Are the Taxers? By Jeffrey A. Tucker Never say Republicans can't learn. After losing the presidency in 1992 on the tax issue, they now use euphemisms for their tax hikes and hide the increases with new and improved fiscal gimmickry. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. Jeffrey A. Tucker Jeffrey A. Tucker is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and an Acton Institute associate.