"ROMNEY: ... no one can say my plan is going to raise taxes on middle-income people, because principle number one is keep the burden down on middle-income taxpayers.
STEPHANOPOULOS: Is $100,000 middle income?
ROMNEY: No, middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less. ...
C&L: Wow. Only someone worth $250M would say that someone making a quarter million dollars per year is in the "middle." In fact, people who earn between $200,000 and $250,000 per year earn more than 97-98% of the country.
Median household income in the US is $50,054.
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