Overwhelming imbalances in wealth and income inevitably result in enormous imbalances of political power. So the corporations and the very wealthy continue to do well. The employment crisis never gets addressed. The wars never end. And nation-building never gets a foothold here at home.
I expect a lot of “liberal” pundits to heh-indeed this to show that they haven’t lost their religion and indeed Joe Klein is on the job. No matter how much time you spend looking for Black Panthers and Weathermen, trashing unions, and gushing to Hugh Hewitt about your undying love for George W. Bush, agree with Bob Herbert or quote Bob Dylan and you’re a real man of the people again!