Obama-Buffett Idea Destroys Communities

Economic patriotism – President Barack Obama’s newest tax-the-rich agitprop – reminds me of an old rapport between two conservatives: The story begins in the 18th century when Samuel Johnson averred, “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” To which stalwart Roscoe Conkling, a century later, would reply, Johnson “ignored the enormous possibilities of reform.” Obama’s latest platitude blends both patriotism and reform, providing refuge for the greatest scoundrel – the Scoundrel in Chief – and his refuge has been bulwarked by a slightly less scurrilous scoundrel, billionaire Warren E. Buffett.


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