The US is a great place to be an oligarch.Submitted by go213mph on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 17:33
You are permitted to steal with impunity from people who are too brain dead to notice they are being robbed. Additionally, in the US it is inexpensive to gain oligarch status. In other societies you have to fight your way to the top and vigorously defend your power. In the US it only takes a few hundred thousand dollars in campaign donations to buy immunity. Let's take a look at the differences in treatment between an oligarch and a common citizen when committing crimes.