The problem, alas,is that he's thinking like a scientist. He's misidentified the actual problem, confusing it with the stated problem.
It's not about helping poor people, it's about grabbing power and making sure that The Right People are in a position to do The Right Thing. We know it's The Right Thing, because they're The Right People, see?
I mean, how is the environmental movement supposed to
Hey you deniers - get the heck off my lawn!