Why People Hate the Octomom
By Bryan Caplan
I assumed it was mostly anti-population Greens, but on closer examination the main haters seem to be fiscal conservatives. But if she gets her own reality show and makes millions, will they withdraw their complaints?
Critics might respond that Octomom will have have to earn tens of millions before her extra taxes reimburse Medi-Cal, which is ultimately footing the octuplets’ delivery bill. But have they considered the long-run likelihood that her kids will pay for themselves? Inquiring minds want to know.