The WSJ has launched a pity-party today for the suffering 1% of this country:
Jacqueline Siegel paces the floor of her unfinished 7,200-square-foot ballroom. The former beauty queen, with platinum-blond hair, blue eye shadow and a white minidress, clacks along the plywood construction boards in her high heels trailed by a small entourage of helpers and staff.
"This is the grand hall," she says, opening her arms to a space the size of a concert hall and surrounded by balconies. "It will fit 500 people comfortably, probably more. The problem with our place now is that when we have parties with, like, 400 people, it gets too crowded."
Grab some tissue and read on to hear the horrors as these suffering people can’t complete their 90,000 square foot home. How dare you greedy Occupy Wall Street people not consider the misfortunes of the Siegel’s and the rest of America’s elite!
Sadly this story will pull at the heart strings of many Americans. The problem is that so many in this country can’t accept the reality that they will never come close to living this lifestyle. Instead they dream on everyday that someday they may become the next Siegel’s. The other thing they won’t realize is what the Occupy Wall Street movement is doing is to help bring back the American dream by making it possible for more people to pull themselves up the economic ladder. That’s something becoming harder and harder under the current system and the ‘American dream’ has been called all but extinct now.
But there’s something that really gets me about the Siegel’s. From the article: