Regardless of the Economist poll, Obama's tax plan is wealth redistribution and a farce. It takes from those that create jobs to give to those who work jobs. Economists believe, overwhelmingly, that this will result in FEWER jobs and more of a welfare state than we currently have.
Cool. Sweden seems to be doing quite well.
Note that even some of the main architects of the "trickle down" theory have rebelled and now insist that tax cuts on the highest bracket are not always the answer. Such cuts may have been right and proper when Reagan came into office but that was situational. The proposed "increase" still puts the tax burden of those in the highest brackets far below what it was in 1980.
I don't care to dig up sources.
Maybe I should quit my job and find a minimum wage one so I can get me a big fat Obama government check!
Maybe I should make over that $250k limit, get hit with increased taxes, and still make far more than you and your big fat government check?