It appears P-F took umbrage at your first sentence, in which it was your opinion that Mitt’s proposal on the mortgage interest deduction wouldn’t hurt the middle class nearly as much as would eliminating deductions for state and local taxes.
Others have chimed in with their opinions on that aspect.
But you’ve been tagged as a liberal, it would appear, thus his “rant” to you.
That’s what I think happened.
A reasonable flat tax gets rid of all deductions and would gain more support.