How can somebody be even slimier than Eduardo Saverin, the Facebook co-founder who decided he’d rather renounce his US citizenship than pay taxes here? Well, you could be Rush Limbaugh, who defends this sort of crap, and even brags that he himself has relocated to avoid paying taxes. It’s pathetic and unpatriotic in the extreme, and in case you don’t already realize that, here’s a post by my blog buddy John, at A View From the Middle (Class), that spells it all out for you.

A View From The Middle (Class)

Rush, baby …

You are a brave soul.  With the furor recently over Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin taking his billions a few years ago and going to Singapore to live and work — saving millions upon millions of dollars in U.S. taxes in the process after Facebook’s big debut on Wall Street last week — you had the guts not only to say you would do the same thing, but that you HAVEessentially done the same thing.

POLITICO:  Rush Limbaugh says Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin is “no coward”

“If it’s a more favorable tax haven that you can find elsewhere and you go there, why is it automatically that you are unpatriotic?  Why is it automatically that you are a coward, that you are not paying your fair share? It’s this whole class envy thing rearing its head again.  … I left New York state for the same reason. Now…

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