Perkins: Rich People Aren’t Sacred Cows

Here’s Bill Perkins, who represents the Harlem district David Paterson represented before becoming lieutenant governor.

Towards the end of our two-minute chat about what he hopes to hear in Paterson’s economic speech later today, Perkins makes the case for raising taxes on those who “benefited from what I consider to be an unfair tax structure.” He goes on to say, “I don’t think we should be, in that respect, looking at those who have wealth as sacred cows.”

Perkins: Rich People Aren’t Sacred Cows