‘The country’s preoccupation with income inequality has become the fount of many bad ideas. Among the very worst comes from Stanford University professor of economics Ronald McKinnon. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, he proposes the most radical of reforms under the most soothing of titles: The Conservative Case for a Wealth Tax.’
Of course, behind the income “inequality” crowd, is the equality crowd, and most of the Left. Even if Obama is not re-elected, we’re not out of the woods.
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