A serious essay on Anti-Rich Prejudice: “When I discuss unfair treatment of successful businessmen, I almost always hear comments like, ‘Oh, boohoo. What do the rich have to complain about? Look at everything they have!’ This reflects a crass materialism, which amounts to the notion that money solves everything.”
“Progressives have no idea how fragile it all is. That’s why they feel free to be unappeasable... They think America has endless give. But America is composed of humans, and they do not have endless give.” Is Peggy Noonan warning of a violent Republican uprising? It’s hard to tell sometimes, with Peggy.