We are not surprised that so-called "Democrats" on a Fox News panel would buy into class warfare tax augments.
First of all, the idea of progressive income tax tables was advocated by Theodore Roosevelt, a progressive Republican.Most of the countries of the industrial world use such a tax system for income tax.
Second, most US taxes are flat or regressive. This includes both municipal and state property and sales taxes. Income tax is one of the few progressive taxes in the US.
Alf Franken said this about class warfare.
That is class warfare.
Arguing over the optimum marginal tax rate for the top one percent is not.
In addition, Democratic tax plan will probably raise the marginal tax rate for Americans making more than $250,000 per year. These folks are not small business people. According to Chron:
Those with more than 10 years experience, on the other hand, earn upwards of $105,757 per year.
Likewise, the top marginal tax rate has become too low and it is probably the main reason that the US has the fifth most unequal income distribution in the world. We have a worse income distribution than Americans had in the Guilded age prior to the Great Depression.
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