Too taxing for a self-declared social democrat? April 13, 2017Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
Pat Rabbitte’s a puzzle and no mistake. For example discussing the current government he writes in the SBP that:
There is business and jobs in the huge necessary undertaking to refurbish our water system. Continuing to play politics with water is simply destructive. The unedifying spectacle of SF following the lead of the Trotskyist left and FF following the lead of SF is doing nothing to encourage confidence in politics.
If there is to be no charge for wasting water, people will pay for water in their income tax.
And this is bad, why? He mutters about widening the tax base but frankly it seems to me he is unwilling to raise income and or other taxes (as against being comfortable with charge regimes beloved of the centre right) which is curious for a self proclaimed social democrat. I’m very tempted to collect and collate comments like this from similar sources…