Jim Cramer was a Spartacist in college. Likens bonus outrage to Lenin in 1917: ‘It’s really about stringing up guys’

He says when he was living in his car, he thought the income disparity was unfair and studied communism seriously. But that the Russian revolution failed and the peasants basically just wanted to kill rich people. So let’s tax them now instead.

But that doesn’t get at root causes, does it? Or really solve anything. It’s illuminating that the elites are definitely feeling the heat from the populist upsurge. He’s right in that mob violence solves nothing.


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