The Left plays identity politics to gain and maintain power. Identity politics creates an “us versus them” mentality. One of the oldest versions of this is to pit the poor against the rich. The rich are rich because they cheat or get a better deal than you, and if we took from them you would be better off.
An easy way to do that is to play on ignorance. Most people truly don’t understand taxes and how they work. So it is easy to take a truthful statement and use it to play on this lack of knowledge in the area of taxes. Take for example the following meme: [Read more…]