“I hate to say this on Fox, and I hope I’ll be allowed to leave here alive, but I don’t think there is any way we can cut spending enough to make a meaningful difference. We’re going to have to raise taxes on very rich people”

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“…people with incomes of like say, 2, 3 million a year and up, and then slowly move it down.”

–Conservative economist Ben Stein on Fox & Friends. Also?

“You do not think Washington just has a spending problem?” Steve Doocy wondered.

“I do not think they just have a spending problem,” Stein explained. “I think they also have a too-low taxes problem. And while all due respect to Fox, whom I love like brothers and sisters, the taxes are too low.” 

File this under Choir, Preaching to, Stuff They Don’t Want to Hear.

 

"I hate to say this on Fox, and I hope I'll be allowed to leave here alive, but I don't think there is any way we can cut spending enough to make a meaningful difference. We're going to have to raise taxes on very rich people"

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