Why government matters, cont’d: Elizabeth Warren on fair taxation

Elizabeth Warren debunks the accusation that a proportional tax on the rich amounts to class warfare, and gives a rousing defense of the social contract:

Yes.

It strikes me, once again, that it’s a Democrat who’s arguing for the importance of our obligations to others, rather than the importance of protecting “what’s mine.” Trying to appeal to selflessness and to our better angels always seems to be an uphill battle, which may be one reason the Democrats so often find themselves on the losing end. It’s still a battle worth fighting.

Warren is running for the Massachussetts Senate seat and needs all the support she can get. Go here to find out more, and to help.

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