Replying to the question of whether the US government should ensure that everyone who wants to work can find a job, only 19% of the wealthy answered affirmatively, compared with 68% of the general American public.
“It’s almost as if the wealthy think government should do much less. As if the wealthy do not need the government to do anything for them,” Brad Friedman from radio Sputnik's BradCast said while discussing the current pre-election campaign in the United States.
At the same time, only 16.8% of her total fund came from small donors. The rest came from those who could afford to donate the maximum amount of 2,600 dollars, a very tiny group of people in the United States.
“We have this huge gap between what it is that candidates do, what it is that elected officials do and what it is that the people want. And what explains that difference? Well, probably money,” Friedman said.
One can assume that if Clinton is elected as the next US President, she is likely to pursue a policy which corresponds to the interests of her supporters. And as a recent survey – not surprisingly — showed, representatives of the wealthy class do not care about anyone but themselves.
Thus, wealthy Clinton supporters do not seem to be interested in any social benefits for poorer social groups.
“Hell with everyone else,” this is an ideology they stick to, Friedman stated, adding that it is likely that such a stance can affect US domestic policy on a practical level.