I wonder how much of the problem was caused by the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, giving corporations personhood?
Time Magazine published several articles citing studies showing that the wealthy are more narcissistic and less ethical than average folks.
Contrary to popular belief, the rich give less of their income to charity than even poor people, by percentage of income. The poor are more, not less, likely to be grateful and less, not more, likely to feel entitled than the rich.
I think these articles explain a lot about our current government, which is full of narcissistic, unethical, even criminal billionaires, their wealthy donors (The Koch Brothers, the Mercers, Russian oligarchs, and others) and the apparently unlimited power they wield. Great wealth, insatiable greed and a sense of entitlement is what has allowed these people to take control of all three…
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