Originally Posted by Direckshun
Or, a more accurate way of putting it: one is using a gigantic loophole that your powerful friends have constructed specifically for you to simply avoid paying what you'd otherwise owe in taxes, the other is needing monetary aid to stave off starvation.
One of these is greeted with listo-scorn. The other is greeted with listo-plause.
And needless to say, you've your targets for both ass-backwards.
Or, to put it another way, you identify with the powerless and disenfranchised. You strike out with the bitter jealousy of a scorned lover if anyone who has substantially more wealth than you doesn't belly up to the plate and hand most of it over so that politicians can redistribute that wealth. You completely understand how pathetic this makes you and will lash out at anyone who comments on it.