Fiscal Policy: The Minnesota congresswoman suggests the problem might be that half the people pay no taxes and don’t care what the government spends. If all had to pull the wagon, maybe the load would be made lighter.
What Bachmann was getting at is the fact that, as Julie Borowski of FreedomWorks points out, a record number of Americans — one in six — are now dependent on government anti-poverty programs while nearly half of Americans pay no income tax at all. More people are riding the wagon than pulling it. Read more at Bachmann’s Right: All Should Pay Taxes – Investors.com.