…All you wealthy Americans, stop complaining and save the economy!
By Daniel Gross -- From Slate
To: The Filthy Rich
CC: The Stinking Rich; the Pretty-Darned Rich
When the Gulfstream lands in St. Bart's, can you have your assistant set up a call? We need to talk.
Look, you've had a pretty good deal these past few years. We gave you everything you wanted. Massive reductions in the top income-tax rates? Happy to oblige. Cuts on dividends and capital gains taxes, which overwhelmingly benefit you? No problem. Going after the estate tax—excuse me, the death tax? You got it.
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