You will be needing tools to take on the tools.

If we don’t do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality. In fact, there is no example in human history where wealth accumulated like this and the pitchforks didn’t eventually come out. You show me a highly unequal society, and I will show you a police state. Or an uprising. There are no counterexamples. None. It’s not if, it’s when.

But the elites have a perfect counter strategy.

It’s Time For the Elites To Rise Up Against the Masses

Said by James Traub at Foreign Policy. But the elites rise up? The best they can do is hire more bodyguards. I don’t think that will help much.

And we do have a data point

Americans from across the economic and political spectrum — 71 percent of them — think the U.S. economic system is “rigged” in favor of certain groups.

The cronies are backing the crone. Not being so privileged I’m backing Trump.