When Warren Buffett published a piece about taxing the super-rich ...
Lookups spiked on August 15, 2011.
Investment guru Warren Buffett published an opinion piece in The New York Times - arguing that tax rates should be raised for the wealthiest Americans - entitled "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich."
Coddle means "to treat someone with too much care or kindness" or "to pamper."
It likely derives from the name of a medieval medicine: giving someone that medicine was a way of taking care of them.