Originally Posted by KC native
Really? They don't benefit more from courts to enforce/redress their contracts, or the educated workforce they employ, or the police that protect their investments? I could carry on but you are being absurd.
No, they don't. Those benefits are definitely nice, but the benefit of being in the poor or working class here in the US versus being in the poor or working class in the third world is priceless, thanks in large part to public accommodations, consumer protections, mandated benefits and the social safety net.