I like a flat tax. I have mentioned that to HM Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty many times. Nice to hear that Clint does too.
Clint Eastwood Says “Make My Day” with a Flat Tax
January 30, 2011 by Dan Mitchell
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Clint Eastwood is asked about the new governor of California and uses the opportunity to advocate a simple and fair flat tax.
“But I’ll tell you when I liked him—and I wasn’t a registered Democrat—but I liked him when he was running for president [in 1992] on the flat tax. . . . A ton of economists, both liberal and conservative, have argued for a flat tax, but nobody’s ever had the nerve to do it. . . . It would simplify things, but simplification doesn’t seem to be in the human psyche.”