Every elected official at a

posted by Jason Kottke Apr 16, 2001

Every elected official at a state or federal level in the United States should be required, by law, to do their own taxes by hand without the aid of an accountant, financial advisor, computer, calculator, or any other assistance that their money and privilege can buy. Then lock them all in a room until they can agree on a taxation plan that doesn't involve endless loopholes which require expensive professional help to take advantage of. Equal taxation for equal representation.