I think you are approaching this in the wrong way. I already wrote in some detail an answer relating to poverty, that highlighted why such a system was not only inequitable but was just down right bad for the American economy and I've added in a summary here. It's really long though, sorry.
There's a huge gap between everyone having the same amount of weal...(more)
Trump supporters and Clinton supporters misunderstand one another because neither respect each other enough to acknowledge these two basic truths; that everyone has views which they came to under reasonable means, and that absolutely everyone believes they are acting for the betterment of others.
Simply, everyone has good reason to think they are the good guys.
On the surface of it, it really is mystifying.
I was a kid in the 1980s and 1990s, and I remember well how most middle-American adults in my life thought and spoke of Donald Trump at that time. He was a Manhattanite billionaire playboy who couldn’t stay off the talk shows and tabloids. His name and image were synonymous with obscene wealth and a decadent l...(more)