Today the Telegraph publishes a rebuttal signed by a number of different economists. The rebuttal is supported by the Adam Smith Foundation which is quoted by the Evening Standard as claiming that "only 15 of the 52 are actually practising mainstream economists". Apparently the 52 include left wingers, some who are overseas-based and a number of retired economists - as if any such qualities reduce the credibility of their views. How odd.
".. a more effective strategy for sustainable growth would be achieved...by clamping down on tax avoidance and evasion, as well as by raising taxes on those best able to pay"
"Raise the taxes on those best able to pay".