Thursday, October 30, 2008

Wealth Redistribution: A Story

Just had to post this:

Yesterday on my way to breakfast at the Original Pancake House, I passed a homeless guy at the corner of the parking lot, with a sign that read “Vote Obama, I need the money.”My waiter was fast, efficient and courteous, but I could not help but notice the “Obama ’08” tee shirt.So then I told him I was going to play the part of a “loving and caring government” [quoting the waiter back at him] and redistribute his $3 tip to someone that I deemed more in need — and I pointed out the window to the homeless guy outside. My waiter stood there in disbelief and angrily stormed away.

Read the whole thing here

From, via The Young Fogey


Anonymous said...

You can take any idea too far.

Benedictus said...

I'm not sure what argument you're trying to make here, Anonymous. Could you expand?