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Should there be animosity towards America's 1% (billionaires)?
I don't advocate hate which is a waste of energy. So I paraphrase the question: Should we hate what the 1% is doing or not doing?
Billionaire Tom Perkins' Fear: America's 1% Facing Hate on Holocaust Level
'From the Occupy movement to the demonization of the rich embedded in virtually every word of our local newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle, I perceive a rising tide of hatred of the successful one percent. There is outraged public reaction to the Google buses carrying technology workers from the city to the peninsula high-tech companies which employ them. We have outrage over the rising real-estate prices which these "techno geeks" can pay. We have, for example, libelous and cruel attacks in the Chronicle on our number-one celebrity, the author Danielle Steel, alleging that she is a "snob" despite the millions she has spent on our city's homeless and mentally ill over the past decades...'