I can't even begin to articulate my feelings in any useful fashion about the news today regarding various "tax revolt tea parties" other than to shake my head in sadness at the sheer misguided idiocy of the whole thing. To paraphrase from a friend of mine posting on Facebook: The other part that I love about this entire "Tea Bag" bullshit is that the people protesting "tax hikes" are actually getting tax breaks. Further, the taxes aren't being "raised" on the rich; the only thing that is happening is that Obama is allowing Bush's "temporary tax cut" on the rich to expire." At any rate, I take this opportunity to a superb, very spot-on article which says it all better than I can:
Read the whole thing and forward it around.