Kaine’s message to wealthy Americans: You’re gonna do better if we tax you more, or something

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“Yeah, we’re gonna tax the bejesus out of you, but you’re gonna love it so much you’ll ask for more!” said Clinton running mate and Democratic Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.

Well, that wasn’t exactly what Kaine told a Fayetteville, North Carolina crowd on Tuesday, but he might as well have.

Instead, the Senator told the crowd how he and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton expect to pay for all that free stuff they plan to hand out in exchange for votes and a permanent shack on the Democratic plantation – higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy, the nation’s real job-creators.

And everyone will be better off!

“Here’s how we’re going to pay for it,” Kaine explained. “You can’t just say it’s smoke and mirrors. She says we will have to have higher taxes on some to pay for it.”

You see – and I’m paraphrasing – in order to make sure enough free stuff gets distributed to people who haven’t earned it, people who actually DO create wealth have to give up more of it. That’s how this thing works.

After all, we can’t have all this spending money and creating jobs nonsense, because THAT doesn’t translate into Democratic votes.

The vice-presidential nominee explained the “four priorities” he wants to put the newfound money into – profit-sharing, education expansion, work-life balance for families (read, mandatory paid family leave), and the only one that makes any sense at all – investments in infrastructure.

Put these in place, and Kaine thinks everyone will be better off, even the individuals, companies, and institutions being squeezed dry.

“To do the things that will create an economy that works for everybody, we need to go to sort of higher income individuals, very successful financial institutions, and companies, and have them pay a little bit more and invest those in the first four priorities,” Kaine said. “Guess what? If we do, they’re going to do better too because everybody does better with an economy where there is prosperity and opportunity and ladders of success.”

Hey, it may be complete nonsense, but at least give the guy points for being consistent!

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