As David Hogberg mentioned a couple weeks ago, Ben Stein has gone tax happy. Larry Kudlow’s response to the awful op-ed Ben had in the New York Times yesterday can hardly be improved upon. I’d add that even if we grant the premise (which I don’t grant) that government needs more revenue, there are much better ways of raising taxes (say, with a VAT) than the anti-growth soak-the-rich approach that Ben seems to be advocating.
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