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Matt Damon Says We Should Tax The Rich

Looks like we've got another clip of Matt Damon saying something reasonable at the Save Our Schools March that I wrote about earlier this week here -- Matt Damon Defends Teachers at Save Our Schools March. I don't know if this was another reporter from Reason magazine or not, but Damon handled him as well as the one in the clip from the other day.

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Looks like we've got another clip of Matt Damon saying something reasonable at the Save Our Schools March that I wrote about earlier this week here -- Matt Damon Defends Teachers at Save Our Schools March. I don't know if this was another reporter from Reason magazine or not, but Damon handled him as well as the one in the clip from the other day.

From Rebuild the Dream -- Matt Damon says we should tax the rich:

A clip of Matt Damon supporting teachers in an argument with a conservative reporter is deservedly making the rounds, but this one has slipped under the radar. A conservative reporter asks Damon if he would support taxing the rich, and then asks what he thinks is a gotcha question about what would happen to job creation if taxes for the rich went up. [...]

Maybe this clip escaped notice because it is so utterly noncontroversial. Most Americans, even a majority of Republicans, favor raising taxes on the rich. Well, maybe in conservative circles it’s controversial, but back in the real world, people understand that those who do well in America should do right by America.

It was nice to see someone finally have this ridiculous talking point about the rich supposedly creating jobs if they're just allowed to keep more of their own money knocked down. Nice job again Matt Damon.

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