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Survey Says: The Rich Have Different Priorites, And Tend to Get Their Way

The wealthiest Americans in the country have disproportionate influence over our nation's leaders. Problem is, as F Scott Fitzgerald noted, the rich are different. Today’s guest, Professor Benjamin Page, is co-author of a new study of the attitudes of wealthy Americans. It found that wealthy Americans tend to have different political priorities than the rest of us and have a lot more influence over shaping governmental policies. Rich people care much more about the deficit than the rest of us, who care a lot more about jobs and the economy. Some attitudes are surprising. Give a listen.

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