Wall Street Journal: Beyond Wrong on Estate Tax


Hey, check out whose opinion piece made US News and World Report. The actual title of the piece is Hillary Clinton’s Very Reasonable Estate Tax Plan, but it’s really more about how ridiculous the Wall Street Journal’s criticism of her plan is. I’m not permitted to post the entire piece, but they did allow me to post the first paragraph, with a link at the end for those who want to read the whole piece.

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton recently proposed to dramatically increase the inheritance tax on billionaires from 40 percent to 65 percent. Her announcement set off a series of enraged retorts from conservative and mainstream opinion writers, none more indignant than the Wall Street Journal’s, which marked the occasion with a scorn-filled editorial titled, “Clinton’s 65% Killer Death Tax”.

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