"As an aside, I must say that that is a fool's errand. The problem is not that Washington doesn't take too much money out of the pockets of the American people. The problem is that we spend too much money, and have promised to spend a lot more money, debts which will shackle posterity for generations. To be blunt, it's the spending, stupid.
"And yet the president refuses to consider the only real solution to our fiscal problem, which is cutting spending. He wants you to believe that taxing the successful will be enough to pay for all this spending. It won't. Simply put, the rich in America aren't rich enough to afford all the spending Mr. Obama demands.