I'm all for an empowered populace prepared to stand up and protest about policy it deems unjust, but I'm not so sure that anti-"botax" activists are going to garner much public sympathy. A handful of protesters gathered yesterday
to rail against Harry Reid's proposal to tax elective plastic surgery, an idea which would generate approximately $6 billion over the next ten years—nothing to sneeze at (especially if your nose is still healing). Such sympathetic figures as bankers
stood around in Times Square to share their outrage, at the behest of Park Avenue plastic surgeon Stephen Greenberg, who makes lots and lots of money based on the vanity and insecurity of others.