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Rising to Kardashian’s support is Brett Arends of smartmoney.com:
“It takes a lot to get me to write about Kim Kardashian. Let alone to come to her defense.
But this week a pressure group in California, campaigning for higher taxes on the rich, has done just that.
The so-called 'Courage Campaign,' which wants to raise California's top tax rate from 10.3%, has come out with a video arguing that Kardashian is paying way too little tax. See it here.
The video, in the way of the Internet, has 'gone viral,' a term that is ironically appropriate. It's like a cold that people are passing around, entirely bypassing their brains.
The group says "Kim Kardashian made more than $12 million in 2010, but she only paid 1% more in taxes than a middle-class Californian" (earning, they estimate, $47,000).
I'm sorry. I don't care where you stand politically, or on the topic of Kim Kardashian. But this is nonsense, and I have to call it out.
Read the entire piece here.