If Americans are upset about the growing gap between the ultra-rich and everyone else, maybe it proves we’re not mathematics-deficient after all.
"The rise in inequality in the United States over the last three decades has reached the point that inequality in incomes is causing an unhealthy division in opportunities, and is a threat to our economic growth. Restoring a greater degree of fairness to the U.S. job market would be good for businesses, good for the economy, and good for the country."
Alan B. Krueger, President Obama’s Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, January 12, 2012
from the NY Times, January 12, 2012