This column is complete nonsense and totally incorrect. The "Left" is not interested in taxing the middle class--it is just the opposite--they are interested in taxing anyone that has any discrectionary income. It does not have anything to do with what class one is in. Rather, it has to do with how much money you have and who has it and who does not. We should also point out this is not a "left" or "right" issue since conservatives have been just as instrumental in raising taxes as liberals. We've been promoting in a liberal tax and spend economy since World War II--so quit dispensing the ridiculous kool-aid--you should know better.