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Elizabeth Warren: Candidate of the People?

IntrepidSI Wrote: Apr 17, 2012 7:51 PM
As someone who lives in Massachusetts, I find the following underreported: First, Liz Warren (a.k.a. The Nutty Professor") is worth $14.5 million. She has a house worth $5 million. No one reports this fact. She acts like some "just like you" avererage joe. A $350k+ a year job that she shows up to once a week job isn't exactly the working class. Second, this woman is off her rocker.

For as long as I can remember President Obama and his acolytes have been touring the country lecturing the masses ad nauseam about why the rich should pay their “fair share” in taxes. Remember this? But in Massachusetts, interestingly enough, this is not merely a theoretical proposition. As it happens, residents of the Commonwealth have the explicit option to pay more. Put simply, although the standard income tax rate is 5.3 percent, upper income earners – if they so choose – can voluntarily pay