This final note on the way out, in which you learn that I -- every now and then -- have too much time on my hands.
I found a survey online today. The url pretty much says it all: www.whichfamouseconomistareyoumostsimilarto.com
Answer a mere 105 questions, and the Internet will tell you where you lie on the economic spectrum. Actually, it'll give you an idea if you answer 20 of 'em.
Fair warning though -- they're not easy, one question is as follows:
"All else equal, permanently raising the federal marginal tax rate on ordinary income by 1 percentage point for those in the top (i.e., currently 35%) tax bracket would increase federal tax revenue over the next 10 years.
Head over to the site and check it out yourself.