With Republican friends like Bill Kristol, who needs Democrats to condemn? Here’s the latest from supposed conservative Kristol on raising taxes:

“I don’t think Republicans have the leverage or it’s worth using whatever leverage they have in maintaining rates at 35% instead 37 or 38%. I just don’t think it’s economically — as far as policy — especially if you can take it up to millionaires… A lot of Tea Party members don’t care that much if a couple millionaires pay that more in taxes, honestly.”

I care. Once you give government officials an inch on taxes and spending, they take 100 million miles. Kristol is a fool if he thinks that a tax increase on millionaires is going to fix anything. In fact, a millionaire’s tax will only embolden the Democrats to spend even more money to buy even more votes.

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