Or maybe he just has a solid grasp on basic economics.

Thanks to the U.S.’s ridiculously high tax rates, Burger King might be going Canadian:

The restaurant operator said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain, in a potential deal that would create one of the world’s biggest fast-food businesses.

If completed, the deal would mean Burger King’s corporate headquarters would move to Canada, raising the specter of yet another American company switching its national citizenship to lower its tax bill.

Actor Rob Lowe thinks there’s a lesson to be learned here:

But some of his followers just aren’t in the mood:

These guys put it more delicately:


You know what they say: Haters gonna hate. But we like Lowe the way he is.




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