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Which iClod Wants To Tax Your iPod?



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Former New Jersey governor Jim Florio became one of that state’s most hated figures when he raised taxes left and right, but most notably on toilet paper. Toilet-paper rolls were thrown over the fence at the governor’s mansion on a regular basis in protest.

I can’t see people throwing their iPods over the fence at the New York governor’s mansion. But doesn’t that seem like a perfect symbol to trigger a tax revolt?

UPDATE: Reader Kevin writes in, “throw those cheap, worthless set of headphones Apple supplies you w/ your iPod that has a lifespan of six weeks.”


Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Fred Thompson , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


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