To cleanse the palate. Actually, he’s not against raising taxes on the rich, which explains why this clip is circulating on lefty blogs today. What he’s against is raising taxes on the rich a lot. As are, apparently, a lot of wealthy French soon-to-be expatriates. It’s hard to make out the first part of what he says, but stick with it. The payoff comes at around 1:20.
Don’t worry, it’ll never happen here. And if it does, hey — there’s always Singapore!