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Thu Oct 11, 2012, 09:38 PM

3. Why the Obscenely Wealthy Whine When They Have It So Good

http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/why-obscenely-wealthy-whine-when-they-have-it-so-good?akid=9514.227380.vXnuBb&rd=1&src=newsletter724250&t=4&paging=off


Romney's 47% comments are exactly what wealthy conservatives think: that they are the true victims...So, Mitt Romney now tells Sean Hannity he was “completely wrong” about the 47%. On the surface that looks like a typical etch-a-sketch campaign pivot. But I think there is more to it than a little clean up in aisle three.

My theory is that after careful research and analysis, the smartest guys at 1% World Headquarters reached a disturbing conclusion. They decided that the whole fiasco needs to be contained as much as possible because it has the potential for serious damage well beyond the November election.

How? Let’s see.

First, the setting. This is how they think and talk among themselves. It’s not just at fundraisers, but in their churches, country clubs and board rooms as well. Their servants hear them all the time. But they can’t tell for fear of being easily dismissed. Thanks to YouTube we now get to see and hear for ourselves.

Yes, they really do believe there is something wrong with the people.
What is it? It’s that our default preference is to be lazy moochers. As employers this is definitely how they think about us as workers. This is why there are entire schools devoted to “management”. We also hear a lot about their true worldview any time we start to talk about forming a union. The roots of this mindset run very deep. Did the job creator plantation owners ever want to consider there was anything wrong with the slavery system? Of course not. But they were very eager to talk about all the things that were wrong with the slaves...

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