H/T T. Christopher of Republican Redefined, who is a self-admitted Sunday morning news show junkie.
Dr. Sanity: THE WINGS OF ENVY AND RESENTMENT
People who specialize in ENVY don't really want the good things the other person has; they want to insure that the other person doesn't have them or get to keep them.
Or, if they do want those things, it is a desire that comes in a distant second to their desire to destroy the good that others
ENVY is, without doubt, the underlying emotion behind the Marxist trope, "from each according to his ability; to each according to his need". The "enlightened" and morally bankrupt left has always believed that economic self-interest means simply voting yourself a share of the money earned by others. They wouldn't know how to create wealth if their lives depended on it; that's why they seek power over others--they see it as the only way they can survive in the real world; but since they cannot admit that to themselves, they will seize other people's wealth with one hand, while signing the political bills that make it impossible to create the wealth on which they themselves depend. read the rest