Monday, February 23, 2009
House Republicans raise a tax!!!
Hollywood couldn't have written a stranger script.
Heavens to Betsy! Quick, make sure the sky isn't falling! Republicans in Virginia's House of Delegates voted last week to raise a tax!
Doubled it, of all things!
And then -- oh, please go check the sky again -- they said the tax increase will spur economic growth.
Can you imagine such a thing? Not all taxes are evil? Who'd have thought?
This particular tax is especially appealing. It punishes the wallets of tourists and business travelers who entertain themselves in hotel rooms by supporting the ultimate liberal bastion of evil: Hollywood.
Read the column