Regarding Clay Bennett’s political cartoon:

First, it’s a cartoon.

Second, that wealthy man is an employer, not a benefactor. He has hired house staff to perform services, and they have agreed to be in his hire in return for monetary (and possibly other) compensation. His staff may be thankful to have a job, but he is no more altruistic for hiring them than they are for working for him.

Third, the presidential candidate who delineated class warfare in our country was Mitt Romney, not President Obama. In fact, he did this very specifically, down to the exact percentage. Unlike his Republican rivals, Mr. Obama campaigned on a platform of inclusion.

Asher Roth, Broadlands