Wretched Excess Dept.: The View from the Onion


In The Know: Are America's Rich Falling Behind The Super-Rich?

We talk often about how difficult it is for the super- rich to be green, and how unsustainable having five houses is, and how the gap between the rich and the poor is increasing. The Onion notes that not only are the middle classes concerned, but so are the rich. It seems the average investment banker can only afford one boat, but the ultra-rich have five. How can this happen in America? ::The Onion

Tags: Conspicuous Consumption | Humor | Wretched Excess

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