After-tax incomes for the top 1% of households more than doubled from 1979 to 2009. That is an increase of 155%. So of course the Associated Press is writing stories on the plight of being wealthy in America.
Igor Volsky has the goods over at Think Progress (Associated Press Laments Tragic Plight Of The Very Wealthy).
We need a higher quality of journalist---the unemployment rate in January was 14.4% and we have people writing on the plight of paying taxes! Dear god do we need a higher quality of journalist in this country.