Our own home-grown aristocracy
Not a big fan of Michael Moore; in fact, quoting him makes me feel a little dirty, but there's no denying that he is occasionally right: http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2011/mar/10/michael-moore/michael-moore-says-400-americans-have-more-wealth-/
Ugh. We've been breeding our own unaccountable aristocracy for so long. This is a pretty sad commentary on the state of economic affairs in this country.