Billionaires Have Made an Absolute Killing During the Pandemic. The Number Is Staggering. - 2020-08-10
The richest 0.00019 percent of the US population grew their collective wealth by an estimated $685 billion so far during the coronavirus pandemic.\r
President Donald Trump thinks he is delivering the average American a winning hand right now—despite a cratering economy, mass unemployment, and no clear plan to fight the cause of all this calamity, the coronavirus. At a Monday afternoon press conference at the White House, Trump went so far as to say that "carpenters and policemen and farmers"—millions of ordinary Americans—"are the ones that benefit by having a good stock market, probably more than anybody else."