Democrat: Heirs Must ‘Earn’ Inheritance from Parents

A Democrat Congresswoman, Linda Sanchez, recently displayed her thinking about justice, inheritance, and the “death tax.” Here are some quotations:

What work requirements are there to inherit up to $10 million tax free?

Why is that [a single mother] should be drug tested, which is an unrelated requirement to receive food assistance, to make sure that her family has enough to eat, and people who are lucky enough to inherit millions of dollars are literally required to do nothing to get the federal tax benefit with their inheritance?

I understand the desire to keep things running in a family business. I get that. I get the hardships you guys encounter. But let’s not throw the entire baby out with the bathwater and say we’re going to eliminate the estate tax altogether.

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