The Angry Rich and Taxes

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Paul Krugman just after receiving his 2008 Nobel Prize in economics.

Paul Krugman just after receiving his 2008 Nobel Prize in economics.

Op-Ed Columnist – The Angry Rich and Taxes – NYTimes.com.

If you want to find real political rage — the kind of rage that makes people compare President Obama to Hitler, or accuse him of treason — you won’t find it among these suffering Americans. You’ll find it instead among the very privileged, people who don’t have to worry about losing their jobs, their homes, or their health insurance, but who are outraged, outraged, at the thought of paying modestly higher taxes.

The Wail of the 1%

As the privileged class loses its privileges, a collective moan rises from the canyons of Wall Street.

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