Just as falling leaves presage the autumnal season, wealthy progressives falling for progressive Democrats are the bellwether of the quadrennial election season. Microsolutions founder and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban [an earlier version of this post identified Cuban as the Dell founder, he was not – that was Michael Dell- ed]. joins Warren Buffet in hearting Hillary and I noticed today Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz has pledged to give the “I’m With Her” campaign $20 million. Over the past several months we once again have have witnessed perhaps one of the greatest paradoxes of “progressivism”. We have seen:
- Rich people calling for more taxes on themselves.
- Rich and successful left leaning famous people claiming “solidarity” with a “movement” that is motivated by the belief that wealth should be confiscated and redistributed.
- Rich people claiming they are down with the struggle of #blacklivesmatter.
- Rich “progressives” preaching the eco-gospel, yet…
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