All the overheated political rhetoric about needing to tax “millionaires and billionaires” is not about bringing in more revenue to the government. It is about bringing in more votes for politicians who stir up class warfare with rhetoric. — Ideals Versus Realities, Townhall
For the first time I don’t agree with Sowell’s conclusions, but on this he’s still correct. Incomplete, but correct. It’s also about “fairness” as defined by President Obama – in other words, “redistribution of wealth.” Bringing in more votes is the byproduct, not the goal.