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Saturday, December 27, 2014

In what will surprise no one, the NDP's "think tank" is full of idiots

...the hard left-wing Broadbent Institute's newly published "eat-the-rich" paper on wealth inequality in Canada (and the accompanying video, which has been viewed 134,000 times in 10 days) is remarkably bad.

Here are some points about the Broadbent Institute's paper that are worth considering.  If you can think of more, please leave them in the comments.

1a) The people that were surveyed for this paper were asked about how much wealth each quintile should control in an ideal world.  The people surveyed are evidently idiots, for they believe the middle 20% should control more wealth than the second-wealthiest 20%.

1b) As can be seen from the Broadbent Institute's accompanying video, the "ideal wealth distribution" in Canada has people in the fifth richest decile with more wealth than the people in the third and fourth richest deciles...

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