Comments on: Pay the Dolphins for performance – and everyone else too The Newspaper for the Future of Miami Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:39:17 +0000 hourly 1 By: John Hopkins Thu, 29 May 2014 02:56:06 +0000 One big reason for the tourist tax is that short-time visitors impose certain costs on a community. The community provides facilities and services for them that they can’t help to pay for through the property tax. Thus I’m not attracted to the concept of paying the Dolphins or others for the size of the crowds they attract. Say you wrote with tongue in cheek, won’t you, Mr. Editor?