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The Real Obama

The budget of a left-wing progressive.

Feb 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 23 • By FRED BARNES
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(8) The investor class is not tax sensitive. Raise the rates on income, capital gains, and dividends, impose a minimum income tax rate on millionaires of 30 percent, and it won’t change their financial behavior. After all, they’re rich. 

That’s a small sampling of what Obama thinks. And there’s one more thing. At the National Prayer Breakfast on February 2, the president gave his policies a special WWJD blessing. He’s only trying to do, he said, what Jesus would do if He were here.

Fred Barnes is executive editor of The Weekly Standard.

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