February 21, 2013

Their sad faces tug at our hearts

Via the estimable John Cheese:

The graphic covers every possible scenario the Wall Street Journal can conceive of, from the single mom only making $260,000 a year to the retired couple trying to get by on a fixed income of $180,000... 

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4 Comments:

Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

I just read that, and I thought, "When I was 10, I wonder which I would find harder to believe: the existence of the Internet, or the fact that I'd be nearly 50 and think the best commentary available anywhere was from Cracked?"

February 21, 2013 at 5:26 PM  
Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

I'd seen that WSJ info graphic before, and I spent about a week being intensely angry.

February 21, 2013 at 5:42 PM  
Blogger First Sea Lord said...

I'm looking at this litany of sad-faced victims of taxation, and I think, whose Gucci bag should I vomit in first?

February 21, 2013 at 10:10 PM  
Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

"Thanks to Obama's tax hikes, we have to send the kids to tennis camp in Aspen instead of Switzerland. THANKS OBAMA!"

February 22, 2013 at 7:32 AM  

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