The Appeal to Pettiness

On today’s Fightin Words podcast: What does it matter to you how much your neighbor makes? Running cover for President Barack Obama on the economy, the Associated Press echoes his appeal to pettiness and envy by evoking income inequality. What would it take to equalize incomes, and is that a world we want to live in?

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