The Conservative Case For Taxing The Rich

By Joseph Laughon:

The 2016 election of Donald Trump shattered political orthodoxies. Now that fusionism — the philosophy that combined libertarian economics with conservatism — is collapsing, conservatives will have to adapt to new fiscal, political, and social realities.

Given the recent discussions of taxation during this election year, conservatives need to revisit the possibility of increasing taxes on the rich. Not only would such a policy assist us in achieving fiscally conservative policy goals, but, more importantly, it would help us conserve social order.

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