Elizabeth Warren: Eloquent Tunnel Vision

Mercer Tyson
Elizabeth Warren made quite a splash with her recent comments (see article by Lucy Madison from CBS News) in which she laid out a case why wealthy people should be paying more taxes.  As usual, liberal politicians like to play up the much-maligned "fairness" issue and ignore practical reality.   I'll get to that, but first let's look at her statement. First, make no mistake: Warren is incorrect in almost everything she says: if not directly, then indirectly by omission.  By one definition of a lie -- something intended or serving to convey a false impression -- her statements qualify as such.  She may not intend to mislead, but as indicated earlier, she doesn't understand the full picture and sees only what she wants to see.  My comments are in italics regarding her statement in defense of proposals to make the rich pay higher taxes: "But I want to be clear: you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for; (the wealthy paid a much...(Read Full Post)