The Truth About Taxes

Ross Douthat speaks it:

Alas for liberals, the tax debate isn’t that simple, because it’s taking place in the context of immense projected future deficits and a welfare state that seems unsustainable without substantial increases in revenue. Given these realities, fairness and progressivity are necessarily less important to liberalism over the long run than . . . → Read More: The Truth About Taxes

Stephen Colbert on Social Inequality

As anyone fond of “truthiness,” humor, or television knows, long time Daily Show member Stephen Colbert has, since October 2005, had his own show: The Colbert Report.

Where Daily Show anchor John Stewart plays it in some ways more conservatively, holding to a tradition . . . → Read More: Stephen Colbert on Social Inequality