While Fox Newsies never seem to turn down an opportunity to divide our country into “makers and takers,” it seems that the children of the makers are automatically in that category by virtue of their birth. The talking heads love to argue about the importance of independence and not taking handouts but I never hear them saying that children of the wealthy should forego trust funds and learn the virtues of being self-supporting. In fact, when it comes to estate taxes, some might say these one percenters think that passing along all their money to their heirs is an entitlement. Fox & Friends made that clear today when they tried to argue that a group of super-wealthy Americans, including Warren Buffett and Richard Rockefeller, were somehow trying to soak the middle class “strivers” by arguing for higher taxes on estates worth more than $2 million.
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