The 2010 proposed rate of 39.60% = socialism.
The 2002-2008 rates of 35.00% = capitalist nirvana.
The 39.6% rate of the 1990’s = socialism.
Everything else = down the memory hole.
That Obama fellow sure is soaking the rich, isn’t he?
And I might add that the era of insanely high marginal rates included a number of years of robust economic expansion and a few recessions, as the normal economic cycles dictate. I only mention this to counter the inevitable argument that higher marginal taxes are economic poison.