Clearly this is a revolt of the middle class, but what's driving that? We hear that the Middle Class is doing OK, but the numbers are interesting:
This is very, very interesting, especially this:
In other words, what he calls the creative class is really just the middle class. When city officials say they want to attract the creative class, what they are really saying is they want to discourage the working class from moving to those cities. One way of doing that is high housing prices, and urban areas containing around 40 percent of American housing have artificially inflated housing costs thanks to urban policies designed to attract the creative class (and discourage the working class).And so to Brexit, and the revolt of the middle class. Class Warfare as it has been waged for the last 15 or 20 years is not openly smoldering. And the "Elites" have absolutely no idea what to do.
Other than to ramp up the class warfare with gun control proposals and the like. If everything weren't burning down around me, I'd enjoy the spectacle, in a very Last Days of Rome sort of way.