Cato Institute’s Michael Cannon explains the nerve of President Obama asking the NBA to help him sell Obamacare while raising the players’ taxes at the same time.
It’s not just that President Obama is asking the NBA to lend its credibility to the least popular thing this side of Tim Donaghy. Obama has spent his political career trying to take more money from high-income earners like NBA players, executives, and owners. ObamaCare is one of his great successes in that effort. Another is the recent fiscal-cliff-avoidance deal. Yet Obama isn’t satisfied; he wants to take even more of their money.
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