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There is a podcast episode of "Planet Money" that goes into the history of this [1]. Pretty much it goes: If taxes were easy, people would hate them less, and not fight to abolish them - Grover Norquist.

1: https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2017/03/22/521132960/epis...




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