Democrat[ic Socialist Communist] VP Candidate: Paying higher taxes is the patriotic thing to do for wealthier Americans.
No, the patriotic thing to do is the Fair Tax.
The current arrangement is unfair, unpatriotic, and allows the IRS to be (ab)used as a weapon against adversaries (as it was by the Clintons).
You know who also uses the tax system as a weapon against his advisaries? Vladimir Putin:
The threat of prosecution for tax fraud is the Kremlin’s weapon of choice against anyone who dares to challenge its hegemony.
September 20th UPDATE: Now there’s this: Report: Organizers of Iran rally threatened with loss of tax-exempt status if they invited Palin