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The Tax-The-Rich Fairy Tale

Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 6:54 PM
From the article, this asinine comment from Asner: "“But over time rich people decided they weren’t rich enough. So they came up with ways to get richer. The first way was through tax cuts.” But, WAIT! Weren't we recently treated to the Blowhard Sage of Omaha's assertion that NO BUSINESSPERSON made decisions based upon taxes? That taxes were essentially irrelevant to investment, and to hiring, and to business and job creation? If that tripe is true, how is the tripe that the "first thing" those greedy rich did was to create tax cuts? Well, libbie blowhards, which is it? Are taxes the REASON why the rich are rich, or are they irrelevant to the decisions that the rich make? Of course, thinking adults (i.e., conservatives)...
Snarkasterous1 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 6:55 PM
...recognize that neither of these libbie fantasies bears even a distant relationship with reality.

But - hey! They're liberals, so we know, a priori, that they're very likely to be ill-informed, ideologically-blinded and entitled, or simply craven liars.

- Snark

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...