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The Tax-The-Rich Fairy Tale

ISignFred48 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 1:24 PM
This must be the same Ed Asner that was the head of the Screen Actors Guild in the 1970s? Out of GREED, he took SAG out on strike and television had to live without them. Almost immediately, reality shows were introduced; I think Real People was the first. Many people were commenting at the time that they didn't mis SAG. Most of us believed that actors were overpaid to do a job where someone else had to tell them what to say. He would have followed Ronald Reagan by about 20 years, but Ronnie grew up and got smart. Maybe there is hope for Ed?
Illbay Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 2:35 PM
Um...I don't think the "reality show" stems from the 1970s SAG strikes.
Reginald10 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 2:19 PM
Do you really think that old so-and-so has another 20 years left to him?

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...