One talkshow host had a caller who asked why it was fair that people in his income bracket--above $250,000/year--were being "targeted" for a tax increase. The host--who I am sure makes much more than $250,000 each year--absolutely mangled the reply. It was totally incoherent, and I blew a gasket.
We're on the Thruway going around 70 and I'm yelling at the radio. "I can explain it in 30 seconds," I yelled. I don't have a radio show, but I do have a blog so here goes. Please start the timer:
Let's have a look at how those with your income have done over the last 30 years. Here's a nice little graph: