Pakman’s Paradox: Capitalist David Pakman vs. Comrade David Pakman

Anthony Galli
4 min readApr 8, 2023
Screenshots of David Pakman on PBD podcast

One of the first political questions I like to ask people is, “How much of your income should you have to pay in taxes?”

A common answer I get from those who’d even consider themselves “progressive” is about 30% and that’s exactly how David Pakman (1.7M YouTube subscribers) responded…

I don’t like that close to half…

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