December 5, 2012

JOEL KOTKIN: The Blue State Suicide Pact. “Perhaps the greatest irony in all this is that the Republicans, largely detested in the deep blue bastions, are the ones most likely to fall on their swords to maintain lower rates for the the mass affluent class in the bluest states and metros.” I say, let the Dems have what they want, and add on a few additional revenue enhancements along the way.

Related: Top Effective Top Rates Will Exceed 50% In California, New York & Hawaii in 2013.