To kick off today’s debate over a claim that billionaires are not only a bad thing, but should also be “abolished,” we turn to New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo:

Bernie Sanders would likely agree in full.

It’s certainly a take, though it could come with some fallout if it were to ever come to fruition:

Not thinking their lefty visions all the way through seems to be as prevalent as ever these days.

Also, exactly how billionaires would be “abolished” in a progressive utopia is anybody’s guess.