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The Tax-The-Rich Fairy Tale

Illbay Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 2:39 PM
The only true-to-life role I EVER saw Asner play, was as an evil despotic dictator in the old 1960s Sci-Fi TV show, "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea."

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

The Obama administration and its allies are so eager to portray tax hikes on the rich as the solution to all our problems that they desperately desire to persuade the public that tax cuts for the rich caused all those problems in the first place.

Perhaps the most outrageous expression of this argument comes in a controversial new video from the California Federation of Teachers called “TAX THE RICH: AN ANIMATED FAIRY TALE.”

This eight-minute piece of puerile propaganda features the warm and winning voice of the 83-year-old...