Thoughts on Representation and the Envy of Wealth

Over at The Epoch Times, the good doctor opines on the ridiculous reaction of certain ethnic minorities of the Labour Party to the new British Prime Minister, who is the son of Punjabi immigrants from East Africa.

The envy of wealth is thought by those who express it to be noble, as if to hate the rich were to love the poor: But envy and hatred are much stronger and more durable emotions than love, particularly in political matters. Hatred of the rich is perfectly compatible with contempt for the poor.

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