Your Boring but Necessary Educational Video of the Day

Today it’s Six Reasons Why the Capital Gains Tax Should Be Abolished:

Unfortunately, though these arguments are compelling (as compelling as a guy in a suit talking into the camera for six minutes can be), they’re unlikely to make much of a dent, because America’s tax system is largely based not on facts but on jealousy. If the capital gains tax (or the death tax or any number of other taxes) were abolished, the loudest complaints wouldn’t be about the fiscal impact on government operations.  They would be howling protests that we weren’t sticking it to the rich enough.