It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
— Andrew Jackson (Public domain)
…and these Privileged Elites exist within all political parties and movements. Perhaps they became members of this class because they were allowed to remain in power for foolish amounts of time. What a brilliant quote, and how fitting that Andrew Jackson is the author. His bombastic style was impugned by elitists, cartoonists, and members of the established ruling class. They reviled him for his attempt to shift power from the ruling class and to where it belonged: the American citizenry.