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Americans hate the estate tax but love the wealth tax. What’s up with that?

Both focus their burden on the nation’s most fortunate few. Both promise to dismantle large fortunes, or at least slow their growth significantly. And both could generate much-needed tax revenue — revenue that might be spent on things that people really care about, like infrastructure, healthcare, and education. So why is one tax reviled and the other beloved?

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