If you've wondered what's going on with GameStop, Reddit, and the war against hedge funds, this may be part of the explanation.

There's a growing sense that establishment insiders have rigged the game for themselves and their friends. This sense is part of what animates the Trumpian masses and it extends into both politics and finance. The recent behavior by the establishment to try to deny "deplorables" access to the financial system is only going to exacerbate the perception of self-dealing.