A Simple Way to Get Conservatives to Support Higher Taxes on the Rich

It is a fundamental fault line of contemporary American politics: Republicans adamantly oppose higher taxes on the wealthy, while Democrats consider such taxes a moral and fiscal imperative. …

But conservative opinion on this issue may be more malleable than anyone realizes. Newly published research suggests that, for those on the right, support for this specific form of wealth redistribution depends on how the issue is framed. [cont.]

Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard