... that rich people would create more jobs if they were just a little richer. "Job creators," whether or not they are rich, create jobs because they expect to make a profit from the goods or services produced by those jobs, not because they have money they don't know what to do with. The clear reason that job creation is happening so slowly is because it's tough to make a profit in the face of stagnant or shrinking markets. Since Reagan, Republicans have been offering supply-side solutions to demand-side problems. It doesn't really matter whether or not Republicans really believe that the problem with the economy is that rich people aren't rich enough; the only thing that matters is the utter stupidity of it.