In relation to politicians' talk of raising taxes on high-income Americans: There was a story about a college girl who worked hard to get straight A's in her courses.
She told her dad she was thinking about becoming a Democrat.
Her dad said that she then should be OK with giving away two of her grade letters to the students who to didn't bother to study: so she would downgrade herself from an A to a C, and the others who didn't study would be raised from an F to a C, so everyone would be equal, whether they worked and studied or not.
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"That's not fair!" The girl cried. "I worked hard to get straight A's, and these other students didn't study at all! There is no way I am going to give away two of my grade letters to people who could have gotten good grades but chose not to study!"
Her dad replied, "Welcome to the Republican Party."