Progressives say the poor go ‘against their interests’ but don’t mind when the rich favor high taxes.
By Crispin Sartwell
Add to “ledes that almost make reading the story anti-climactic.” But Sartwell’s climax is pretty good:
It would be a mark of rudimentary respect for the people you’re purportedly trying to help to ask them how they define their own interests. If you won’t be doing that, at all, that’s exactly the reason these rural people tend to resent people like you.