Why do bad people get ahead? They didn’t. The fact that moronic, empowered criminals make it “to the top” simply means: What we assume to be “the top” no longer is. For corrupt, goofball, social climbing sociopaths to rise to the seat once held by Jefferson, Washington and Lincoln, something had already gone horribly wrong. […]

How Did Truly Bad People Rise to the Top in America — THE ARTFUL DILETTANTE