Plutocrats Feeling Persecuted

27 September 2013 |permalink | email article

As Paul Krugman points out sometimes the wealthy talk as if they were characters in “Atlas Shrugged,” demanding nothing more from society than that the moochers leave them alone. But these men were speaking for, not against, redistribution from the 99 percent of people like them. This isn’t libertarianism; it’s a demand for special treatment. It’s not Ayn Rand; it’s ancien regime.

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