Some folks consider this a “feature” of 21st Century America

Wonk Room » Blog Archive » CHART: The United States Has The Worst Income Inequality In The OECD

One of the manifestations of this inequality is hedge fund managers making as much in two minutes as Navy SEALs make in a year. Yet, Republicans in Congress are still content to whine about the unfairness of returning tax rates on the wealthy to the level at which they were under President Bill Clinton.

Rates under which, it should be noted, we had a balanced budget.

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