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Target the rich? Been there, regret that

29 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

If there's one thing about a bad idea in politics, it's that someone probably has had it before, and lessons learned have been promptly forgotten.
Case in point: The progressive calls for taxing those in the top income bracket at rates between 70% and 90%. Though the top 1% paid more in individual income taxes than the bottom 90% combined , according to Bloomberg, which examined 2016 returns, that still leaves them with too much loot to suit the pols jockeying for Class Warrior of the Week honors. Nothing drives the point home on a campaign stop like the righteous cudgel of “it's time for...
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