Blind Taste Test

A survey showed Americans unlabeled pie charts representing the distribution of wealth in three different places, and asked them which place they’d like to live in.

93% of Democrats and 90.5% of Republicans (see, we’re not so far apart) picked this nearly equal one:

That’s Sweden.  Where the wealthiest 20% of people hold 36% of wealth, but the bottom 40% still have a nice 26% of their countries’ wealth.

Unfortunately, this one is the USA:

Where the top 20% have 84%.  And where the bottom 40% have only 0.3%


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I play piano and sing in the French Quarter. Life is good.

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