I think the most compelling counterargument to soda and sin taxes is that, frankly, they function…
Christina S
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I have to agree. If Bill Gates likes Dr. Pepper, he’s not going to be put off drinking it by a tax. However, a single mother making minimum wage?

There’s also something very uncomfortable about taxing an item that has connotations as a vice for the lower class while leaving the sugariest vices of the rich and the upper middle class untouched.

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