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When someone in the ruling class has everything they need and is oblivious to the fact that many of the common people are suffering from a lack of basic necessities

When Marie Antoinette was told that the peasants were starving and didn't even have bread she responded "Let them Eat Cake!"
John Boehner and Mitch McConnell represent classic cases of Marie Antoinette Syndrome, their Congressional Health Care plans provide them with the best Health Care in the world, but they have fought against making health care available to the masses, appearantly unconcerned that thousands of Americans die every year because they can't afford basic health care.
by Mr.Juan-derful August 07, 2010