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Democratic Elites More Likely To Be Classified As Selfish

Related to the post below, the question is always are the Democrats spineless or are they in fact governing and campaigning according to their policy preferences. This study suggests the latter.

Many scholars view global wealth disparities and income inequality as the defining moral, economic, and political issue of our time. Income inequality has been rising in the US for several decades, and the majority of Americans tell pollsters they think the level is too high. Why, then, has the response from policymakers been so tepid--even under two popular two-term Democratic presidents?


The "extreme" elite--a group made up of 208 Yale Law School (YLS) students--held these attitudes, despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of YLS students self-identify as progressive Democrats. The Democratic Party has been traditionally thought of as the party of economic equality.

By fnord12 | August 2, 2018, 7:17 AM | Liberal Outrage