Wednesday, December 12, 2012

That's going to work

I saw this article:  France's Jean-Marc Ayrault slams flight of the 'greedy rich' and thought, "Well, that's going to work so well, Prime Minister."

When France was proposing sky high taxes for the wealthy, we crazy libertarians and conservatives said, "If you continue to vilify the rich and tax them at excessive rates, they will flee your political state for friendlier territory." 

Now that's coming to pass (note:  Johnny Depp fled back in September) and the solution is further vilification of the rich?  If you make it plain you hate people for doing well and intend to confiscate what they've worked hard to earn, what do you expect them to do?