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Related reading...Spreading the Wealth Around: The Academic Roots of Redistributionism.
Here, we need to look only at the second dimension of [John] Rawls’ second principle, his “difference principle.”...Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton has apparently decided to tack further to the Left. No doubt, she also favors redistribution of wealth — but not her own wealth, of course. She fully intends to hang on to her nest egg.
It is luck—capricious, arbitrary, unfair luck—that accounts for the fortunes of “the advantaged” and the misfortunes of “the disadvantaged.”...
Thus, to rectify this inherent unfairness, justice demands that the only inequalities arising from differences between the better off and worse off that will be permitted are those that benefit the latter.
Justice, in other words, requires that the resources and fruits of the producers be perpetually redistributed to the takers.
Rawls may be among the most prominent of contemporary moral philosophers to exploit the role of luck in life to justify a robust agenda of redistribution, but his thought represents that of the vast majority of his peers in academia.
And it is as well representative of such politicians as Barack Obama.