The rich must be blind because they didn't see the poor there
This is a general statement about how oblivious the rich are to those who are suffering every day. They don’t see them at the office or in their gated community or at the Country Club, so it is almost as if the poor don’t exist to the rich. Sometimes rich corporations will close and tear down housing projects just to build something that won’t help the poor. (i.e. parking garage, expensive apartments). This is known as gentrification. .
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