"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

A Vote for Envy

More from the Fox News exit poll:

Envy, which used to be a sin, is now a mainstream virtue.

Bizarrely, however, the same people who want to increase taxes on the wealthy don't think it will do anything to help the federal budget deficit:

So, for many Obama voters, the only reason to tax the wealthy is... dare I say it?... revenge.

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