Originally Posted by listopencil
One is finding a way to avoid giving a huge chunk of your money to the government. One is accepting monetary aid from the government.
Or, a more accurate way of putting it: one is using a gigantic loophole that your powerful friends have constructed specifically for you to simply avoid paying what you'd otherwise owe in taxes, the other is needing monetary aid to stave off starvation.
One of these is greeted with listo-scorn. The other is greeted with listo-plause.
And needless to say, your targets for both are ass-backwards.