The elite vs. the middle class

In "Let's Rebalance," published in First Things, R.R. Reno writes that society needs a rebalancing.  Too much attention and too many resources are dedicated to the elite.  Our leadership class has degenerated to where it looks out for itself and lets the devil take the rest of the country.  It wasn't always this way.  America was built into a great nation with leaders who put the country before themselves.  This was patriotic self-sacrifice, a concept that's totally alien to today's elite.  In contrast, Donald Trump is a refreshing throwback to another era.  Our elite aggressively game the system for their own advantage at the expense of everyone else.  This is why the wealth disparity in the country has grown while real wages for the middle class have stagnated if not fallen for a generation. The elite take perverse glee in punching down on...(Read Full Post)
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