The liberals at the New York Times have come up with a reason why people want to keep more of the money they earn. It must be due to racism! That’s the left’s explanation for everything so why not use it here?
Truth Revolt has the details:
NYT Blames Racism for Americans Wanting to Keep the Money They Earn
Some people like to keep the money they make. There’s a word for those people, according to leftist economics columnist Eduardo Porter: (wait for it…) racists.
New York Times writer Porter says in Wednesday’s “Considering the True Cost Of Keeping Taxes Lower” that Americans would have no problem shelling out mega-money for the government’s pet projects if only we weren’t so doggone filled with hatred for minorities. Eschewing notions of “rugged individualism” as a reason to hold onto one’s earnings, Porter lands the front page of the Business Day section with the blunt accusation of racial hostility…
Furthermore, Porter tells us he just can’t fathom why we’d want to keep our earnings, but then he hits pay dirt — racism:
It is hard to understand the deep reasons behind the American aversion to taxes and government. Is it the vestigial expression of a rugged individualism born on the American frontier? Is it racial hostility — an unwillingness by whites to fund social programs that some believe unduly benefit minorities?
Will the left ever get tired of calling everyone racists for everything? Only time will tell.