The wealthy largely get that way by working more hours than the rest of us; they shouldn't have to work those last 10 hours more for other people than themselves.
Aaaaand, there's more.
[...L]let me offer my take on why people (read: affluent, especially white people) like streetcars: they don't have so many poor people on them.
Reading Megan's commenters, I can see that our nation will eagerly embrace a future where we all pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and nobody's income is stolen to pay other people's bills. Yes, the people who brag that nobody ever gave them anything and everything they have is because they worked harder and smarter and more morally than everyone else will be delighted to give up benefits at work, pay all of their parents' medical bills and living expenses, and work until the day they die.