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The link has a miss-spelling at the time of this comment. The correct link [1] is below.

The scenario the author talks about in the lede (would you chose to allow inequality) is too simplistic; why resort to magical thinking? I think a better question is whether a someone is willing to allow a more progressive income tax if that would increase GDP, even if that person would see their tax increase :-)

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/18/opinion/inequality-americ...

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