Friday, May 14, 2010

"Tax is a good thing!"

At least our favourite statist touchstone is consistent about one thing, being inconsistent. Now it seems that individuals paying more tax is a bad thing:
Because let’s be clear what tax increases of this order mean. About 30 million people pay tax in the UK. Every single one is going to be asked to pay an average of £2,000 more.

That’s what this is all going to be about. this is the price we’ll pay for bakers folly – and putting their friends in charge of the bail out.