Terrific piece on taxes by Dave Leonhardt – UPDATED

now up at the New York Times website and titled The Rich Really Do Pay Lower Taxes Than You.

I strongly urge everyone to read it.

There is a mobile graphic that runs from 1950 to 2018

by mobile I mean the line showing the effective rate of taxation across various income levels changes as you go down through the column.  Trust me, you will be glad you clicked on if for that alone.

But there’s more.

Allow me to offer just a few snips, and then some comments: