Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/31/14
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In case you missed what happened Sunday at the Humana Challenge, Phil Mickelson talked a few minutes behind the 18th green about his dislike of paying higher taxes and, oh, by the way: Brian Gay won a three-man playoff. So if you're scoring headlines at home: IRS 1, Gay 0. On the other hand, Gay will gladly cash the $1,008,000 check and, of course, pay less in taxes than Mickelson because he lives in Florida and makes a few bucks less annually. Check that. Few million less. A mulligan When Mickelson said he needs to make "drastic changes" when complaining about tax hikes for high earners, my first thought was: What do ditch diggers, bus drivers, dish washers, unemployed people or any other two-word category besides pro golfer think of that? Apparently Mickelson realized that himself, for in apologizing Wednesday for the second day in a row he said his public remarks were insensitive to "people who do not have jobs or live paycheck to paycheck." My seco...
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