Value judgment: Donald Trump tumbles down billionaires’ rankings

Value judgment: Donald Trump tumbles down billionaires’ rankings

The Guardian

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While the richest got spectacularly richer during the pandemic, the ex-president plummeted nearly 300 places in the Forbes list

One of the biggest injustices of 2020 is that while almost 80 million Americans lost their jobs and were completely floored by the global pandemic, America’s billionaires got even richer. Today, we learn that Donald Trump got richer, too, but was left trailing by his billionaire mates. Poor guy.

According to the yearly update of Forbes’ billionaires list, Donald Trump’s standing among other billionaires has plummeted almost 300 places since 2020, down to No 1,299. The humiliating fall sits next to a quote from Donald Trump reading: “I took a lot of finance courses at Wharton. First they taught you all the rules and regulations. Then they taught you that those rules and regulations are really meant to be broken.”

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