AOC and her socialist ilk pretend to be “of the people” while declaring from such ritzy events just how they’re going to take care of the hoi polloi by supposedly taxing their wealthy progressive oppressors.
The kinds of people who attend these events, however, more often than not have accountants who find every tax write-off and loophole possible to avoid paying a single penny more in taxes than is absolutely required by law.
Fund-raising is endemic, but who does it with such style?
Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion (Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968), and more recently on politics (Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters, -- Lulu.com, Kindle). Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, he lives now on Chicago's North Side, where four of his and Winnie's six children live close by.
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