Dan Gainor on The Blaze TV's "Wilkow!"

Marking the hundredth anniversary of the 16th amendment which made way for the federal income tax, MRC Vice President for Business and Culture Dan Gainor appeared on The Blaze TV's "Wilkow!" to discuss wealthy journalists who push for higher taxes.

"Ten million, fifteen million they make, you know, a couple million ... and I'm OK with it, that's the free market. But then don't turn around and use the platform that you get making that money, to try to make you and me to pay more taxes," Gainor said.

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"If you really scratch the surface, most journalists are statists. They believe in big government, and so they're reporting--they're always looking for a government solution ... they never look at the private sector, they never look at non profits. They don't believe that those are viable solutions" Gainor observed.

This interview was in response to a report done by the Media Research Center's Business and Media Institute, which profiled "Seven Millionaire Journalists who Cheer for Higher Taxes."

Mike Ciandella
Mike Ciandella
Mike Ciandella is a research analyst for the MRC's News Analysis Division