16th March 2013
Lileks looks at the popularity among the Usual Suspects of ‘nanny taxes’.
There are two issues: One is tax streamlining, which attempts to reduce pointless bewildering complexity so the tax code can be full of intentionally bewildering complexity.
But the bill’s author suggested another rationale: “Just to go after the junk food, “ he said. “Especially the Twinkies and that sort of thing.”
Cute George Harrison….