Bloomberg touts taxing the poor: 'Do you want to pander to those people?'
Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, the latest entry in the Democratic presidential race, has argued in favor of taxing the poor.
As recently as last year, the billionaire media mogul made the case that higher taxes on the poor can force them to make better and healthier life choices.
“The question is do you want to pander to those people or do you want them to live longer,” Mr. Bloomberg said in a speech in April 2018 to the International Monetary Fund in Washington.
A video of his...