We warned the DFL. “Go ahead – raise cigarette taxes – the most regressive tax there is. Watch what happens. People will go out of their way to avoid paying the tax. Just you watch!”
And the DFLers – and their camp followers in the local Sorosphere – assured the,selves “Naw! People won’t drive miles out of their way for…cigarettes. No way. It people aren’t that manic about not paying for A Better Minnesota”
But at a price break of almost two bucks a pack? <A href=”http://kfgo.com/news/articles/2013/aug/19/cigarette-buyers-flee-minnesota-to-avoid-tax-hike/”>Of course they are</a>.