Don’t take my word for it.
Warren Buffet who has both credibility and skin in the game has this to say:
OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched.
While the poor and middle class fight for us in Afghanistan, and while most Americans struggle to make ends meet, we mega-rich continue to get our extraordinary tax breaks.
His op-ed “Stop Coddling the Super-Rich” in today’s New York Times is a must read.