"Why Conservatives Must Surrender on 'Redistribution'"

Check the essay from Josh Barro at Bloomberg.

I responded to the guy on Twitter, but I'm a small fry I guess and got no response from the f-ker. (Or, more likely, I'm right and got no response from the f-ker.)

Anyway, here's this from The News Junkie, at Maggies' Farm, "Barro at Bloomberg makes the case for government redistribution":
For better or worse, we have had extensive government redistribution for generations in myriad forms. The real issue is not redistribution, it's how much, from whom, to whom, in what form? Further, it's a question of at what point redistribution interferes with freedom, growth, initiative, and opportunity for all.
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