June 2, 2014

Voters Worldwide Are Nixing the Left

Michael Barone, New York Post

The Associated Press

The opinion pages, economic journals and liberal Web sites are atwitter (a-Twitter?) these days over French economist Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.”

Left-wingers cite Piketty’s statistics showing growing wealth inequality — though some have been challenged by the Financial Times — in support of Piketty’s policy response, huge taxes on high incomes and accumulated wealth.

The only problem is that voters won’t cooperate.

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