Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century is about more than proving that wealth inequality built up over centuries under so-called free market capitalism, or its social democratic versions in Europe, has to be its natural state.
Why so many doubters of the President Obama's record? Candidate Romney would have us believe Obama has accomplished nothing, but in fact President Obama has one of the most history making legislative records since FDR.
Reduce income inequality and you reduce the rates of every kind of social malaise that are draining our federal, state and local budgets and services. Eradicate both and you have a certain moneymaker for America.