I find it particularly galling when the people who control how much I have to pay in taxes don't pay necessary taxes themselves. And note to Mr. Daschle... like I said about the treasury secretary, don't insult my intelligence by pretending you "didn't know" you had to pay taxes on this benefit. (Of course, I know that that is exactly what he will do). http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2009/01/bumps-in-the-ro.html Bumps in the Road: Obama's HHS Secretary Nominee Faces Tax Questions Over Car and Driver ABC News has learned that the nomination of former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-SD, to be President Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services has hit a traffic snarl on its way through the Senate Finance Committee. The controversy deals with a car and driver lent to Mr. Daschle by a wealthy Democratic friend, a chauffer service the former Senator used for years without declaring their use on his taxes. During the vetting process to become HHS Secretary, Mr. Daschle corrected the tax violation, voluntarily paying $101,943 in back taxes plus interest, working with his accountant to amend his tax returns for 2005 through 2007.