John Oliver, the HBO comedian, discusses income inequality in America. How do you talk about income inequality without being accused of fomenting class warfare. pointed out in an epic rant on Sunday night, that optimism is woefully misplaced when it comes to the subject of severe income inequality. America’s biggest losers in the income inequality game are not about to win the lottery. Ain’t gonna happen. The game is rigged.
Remember when Obama mentioned the words “income inequality” some 26 times in a speech about a year and a half ago? He said it was the “defining challenge” of our time. For about five minutes it was all anyone was talking about in the media. It was, “You better watch your ass income inequality, you’re about to get violently ameliorated,” Oliver quips. Continue Reading →