Phil Mickelson, a guy who made $40 million last year playing golf, explains why you should feel sorry for him.
“Having the government take 52-63% in taxes isn’t too much! How dare he complain? He should be happy we don’t take it all!”
Actual shorter ThinkProgress (or you can read it):
Taxes pay for important things like education, public safety, and poverty and children’s programs, but the amount the wealthy pay has plummeted.