Setting aside their supporters in Congress, the rich don’t have many friends these days. They’re seen by an angry public as criminals, bailed-out bonus babies or wealth-hoarding tax-avoiders who have rigged the system in their favor.So what can the rich do to win back the public’s respect? Robert Guest, business editor of the Economist, has some suggestions on what the global elite should do in 2011.“They could start by recognizing how unpopular they are,” he writes. “In 2011 the masses will be furious at the mess the world is in, and will blame not only big bankers but the global elite in general.”
By Robert Frank, Nov. 24, 2010 WSJ The Wealth Report

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