Congressman Tom McClintock’s letter published in the Dec. 28 edition of the Mariposa Gazette was largely a defense of his vote in favor of the recent tax overhaul bill; within his statement, however, are multiple assertions that anybody opposing the legislation was a “Marxist.”
The defense of tax restructuring was not surprising; there have grown unassailable and dogmatic beliefs regarding taxation that have become entrenched within both conservative and liberal ideologies. By comparison...
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