NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n a tour de force of reaction, dishonesty, and motivated historical illiteracy, the New York Times’s Binyamin Appelbaum takes aim today at the Republican Party’s ongoing “resistance” to taxation, which, in an attempt to render it outré, he casts not as the natural ideological by-product of its preference for limited government, but as “a threat to the sustainability of the American experiment in multicultural democracy.”
Appelbaum is so committed to the idea that taxation equals democracy that he opens his essay with a defense of the Democratic Party’s plan to have the IRS monitor every bank account in America. By …
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