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Oh, of course. Because we must never ask the rich to pay for anything. We must only ask the poor to pay for stuff — it’s not like they can afford lobbyists to object, and we can disenfranchise them if they refuse to vote against their interests.

The only problem with this kind of thinking is that there’s only so many times one can go to this well. Eventually, the poor run out of money to keep the rich propped up.

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