The Norquist Myth

via The Norquist Myth – Charles Krauthammer – National Review Online.

“So why does the myth of the Norquist-controlled anti-tax monolith persist? You might suggest cynicism and perversity. Let me offer a more benign explanation: thickheadedness. Democrats simply can’t tell the difference between tax revenues and tax rates.”

Democrats believe raising taxes will always raise revenues, even in the longer term, in spite of empirical evidence.

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