Paul Krugman wants the U.S. government to soak the rich, and he openly said so during an appearance on HuffPost Live on the date of 22 October 2014.
“What you really should want to do is to soak the rich as much as possible,” Krugman said in an appearance on HuffPost Live Wednesday afternoon. “So the top tax rates should be whatever it is that collects the most revenue, and now the question is, how high is that?”
The above-quoted story about Krugman comes straight from the Huffington Post. You can read the story by clicking here.
In other Krugman news, Paul Krugman writes the following in a recent NYT column of his:
American politicians don’t dare say outright that only the wealthy should have political rights – at least not yet. But if you follow the currents of thought now prevalent on the political right to their logical conclusion, that’s where you end up.